Barrister, Adult social welfare and asylum team
Telephone: 03000 41 83 16
- LLB – Barrister
Areas of practice
- Adult Social Care
- Mental Health
- Mental Capacity
- Age Assessments
- Child care – Public law
- Judicial Reviews
- Education – admissions and admission appeals
Prior to coming to the Bar, Winsome worked as a Probation Officer and Forensic Mental Health Social Worker in London.
Winsome is a Barrister and was called to the Bar in 2003. She completed pupillage at Garden Court Chambers (formerly 2 Garden Court) and then worked for a specialist mental health solicitor's firm as a consultant.
Winsome re-joined the Bar but decided to set up as a Sole Practitioner Barrister at Tupwood Chambers.
Prior to joining Kent County Council as a locum lawyer in December 2014, Winsome worked with Kent Community Health NHS Trust as the Trust Lawyer.
Winsome has experience in a number of legal specialisms such as Adult Social Care, No recourse to public funds, Age Assessments, Child Care, Inquests, Mental Health, School admissions and appeals
Winsome has been a Specialist member of the Mental Health Review Tribunal since 2002 and is a lay member of the Police Misconduct Panel for West Midlands Police.
- Mental Health Lawyers Association
- Inquest Lawyers
- Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants