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Kathleen Bennet

Trainee Solicitor

Kathleen Bennet is a trainee solicitor working in the Mental Health Department.

About Kathleen

Kathleen is currently undergoing training in advising clients held under the Mental Health Act 1983, for their First-tier Tribunals (Mental Health) and Hospital Managers Meetings. 


  • BSc (Honours) in Neuroscience, the University of Edinburgh (2013-2017)
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, the University of Law (2018-2019)
  • Legal Practice Course LLM, the University of Law (2021)


  • GN Law (2019-present)

Interests and Activities 

Kathleen is a keen skier, taking a year out to do a ski season in France and work as a chalet girl in 2018. She also enjoys travelling and spending time with her friends.

Recent Articles

If you have been detained in hospital, or ‘sectioned’ as it is also known, under the Mental Health Act 1983 you may have a 'Nearest Relative'. This article will explore what the Nearest Relative is, who they are and what powers they have in relation to your care and treatment.
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