Care Homes Conference: in association with Coole Bevis LLP

15th June 2022  |  9:00am – 1:30pmLocation: Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club - American Express Community Stadium, Village Way, Brighton, BN1 9BLCost: FREE


Registration is now open, with limited places available

Coole Bevis LLP and Finders International are co-hosting an event, aiming to provide expert guidance for care home owners, managers and administrative staff. We will be providing legal guidance relevant to the field, looking at Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney, exploring debt recovery, updating on employment law and discussing what happens when a client passes away with no known next of kin.


This event is FREE to attend, with places allocated on a first come, first served, basis.

What to expect:


9:00 am Registration
9:30 am Presentations
10:30 am Coffee break
11:00 am Presentations
11:45 am Break
12:00 pm Presentations
12:45 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Close


Full agenda to be released soon. Please sign-up to receive updates.

Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club

American Express Community Stadium,
Village Way,

This event will be hosted within the Heineken Suite

There is parking available at the venue and is a short walk from Falmer train station

Our Speakers:



Associate Solicitor – Private Client

Coole Bevis LLP

Claire Carberry has over 20 years post-qualification experience and has worked in some of the largest law firms in the area, joining Coole Bevis at the beginning of 2020. She has experience in; Inheritance tax advice and lifetime tax planning, Estate administration, Post-death tax planning, Simple and Complex Will drafting, Trust creation, Formation and Registration of Powers of Attorney, Advising Attorneys, Court of Protection and elderly client matters, and Helping elderly or vulnerable clients with the management of their affairs.
Claire is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) whose members are internationally recognised as experts in their field, a member of Mencap’s specialist solicitors panel and, following their mother’s diagnosis, is also a Dementia Friends Champion.

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Head of Dispute Resolution and Training Principal

Coole Bevis LLP

Kelly has 15 years of experience in their field, with expertise in; providing advice and assistance on a wide range of commercial and contractual disputes, including debt recovery, sale of goods claims, professional negligence, defamation, procurement disputes and contentious insolvency. She has acted for a diverse range of clients across both the private and public sectors, including leading banks and finance providers, SME’s, professional service firms, education providers, local authorities and individuals.

Kelly is also a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ in the Legal 500, 2022 and is ranked as ‘Up and Coming’ in Chambers and Partners, 2022.

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Partner – Employment & Dispute Resolution

Coole Bevis LLP

Having qualified as a solicitor in 1993, Nigel has a raft of experience, with some examples being: non-contentious Employment advice including the drafting of contracts, policies and handbooks; assisting with the restructuring and reorganization of businesses; working with the corporate team in respect of employment matters e.g. TUPE which are linked to the corporate transaction. He also holds experience in: Contentious Employment issues including dealing with claims arising from disciplinary action, grievances, capability, performance, discrimination, redundancy and procedure; negotiating settlements.


Senior Business Development Manager

Finders International

Dave is a former Deputy Decision Maker appointed by the Court of Protection in England and Wales. Dave’s experience comes from working in four diverse local authorities across London and the South East, dealing with varied services, ongoing legislation changes and increased workloads with decreasing resources; managing expectations from both the public and internal colleagues.

Not only does Dave have experience of acting as a Deputy under the Court of Protection, he is also well versed in the complexities of dealing with the statutory obligation of providing funerals under the Public Health Act.

Our Sponsor:

Freeman Brothers is an independent funeral director in West Sussex. The company has offices in Billingshurst, Crawley, Horsham and Hurstpierpoint, and has been providing funeral services since 1855. The business maintains a proud relationship with other organisations, and will always first give advice for free and without obligation.

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If you have any further questions regarding this event, please do not hesitate to contact us at: [email protected].