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Portrait of Anna-Maria Maleska


Anna-Maria is an associate in the Court of Protection team. She specialises in cases where clients have suffered catastrophic injuries as a result of medical negligence or personal injury and have been awarded substantial compensation to meet their future needs. She also advises on a broad range of Court of Protection and personal injury trust issues.

Before joining Penningtons Manches Cooper, Anna’s previous experience focused on mental capacity and mental health law, specifically deprivation of liberty cases in non-community settings, as well as general public law. She was also involved in legal billing and finance, while working for a prominent human rights firm.

Anna-Maria speaks a number of languages, including Greek, Albanian, German, Spanish and Portuguese, which helps her communicate with a variety of clients.

Recent work highlights

  • Advising family members in an urgent lay deputyship application, where an individual’s health was rapidly deteriorating.
  • Representing an applicant in a Court of Protection application, challenging his deprivation of liberty in a care home.
  • Negotiating with a CCG in relation to provision of community care to a child lacking capacity, which resulted in the avoidance of Court of Protection proceedings.

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