Caroline Robson joined Burnetts in August 2011 from Irwin Mitchell in Newcastle.
A qualified Chartered Legal Executive with a strong specialism in the Court of Protection. Caroline’s role involves working closely with vulnerable adults and children, and their families in the management of their property and affairs.
Whilst claims for damages are ongoing, Caroline liaises with litigators in medical law and personal injury to ensure the client’s needs are met and arrangements are made regarding care and support, equipment etc. Once an award is made Caroline is a core part of the client’s day to day support team which also includes their family, case managers, therapists and care workers. Because of her experience of working with clients with disabilities in the area of Court of Protection, she has been invaluable to families in providing support on purchases and adaptations of property, specialist equipment and vehicles. Her aim is ensure that the best quality of life possible for a client by good management of their damages award. Caroline is very keen to ensure the support she provides enables her client and their families to concentrate on family life.
Outside of work, Caroline is a committed supporter of North East charities: she is a volunteer treasurer for “Pink on the Tyne” which is the North Tyneside Group for Breast Cancer Campaign; has completed the Great North Run three times and even jumped out of a plane at 12,000ft for a tandem skydive in support of the Heel & Toe charity.