Paladin brings together a unique combination of legal expertise and hands-on NHS experience.
Anne Reed – Managing Director
Tel: 01822 610303
Direct Dial: 01822 661339
Anne is a dual qualified practitioner. A qualified nurse having trained at the renowned St. Thomas’ Hospital in London, Anne achieved the prestigious Nightingale award, followed on by an extensive 17 year NHS career.
Anne gained rapid promotion within her NHS career and achieved her Masters of Science, equipping her with invaluable research and analytical skills enabling her to evaluate, critic and measure outcomes of performance management and effectiveness of service provision. Anne achieved her eminent NHS profile in her role as a Clinician, Manager and Expert in Tissue Viability, thus providing her clients with a wealth of knowledge and expertise. Anne re-qualified as a Solicitor in 2002. A unique and challenging combination of clinical and legal experience led Anne to specialise as a Claimant Clinical Negligence Lawyer. As a skilled litigator and advocate Anne is a progressive and dynamic individual who is challenging and proactive in her approach.
Anne is driven by a desire to ensure that all patients and in particular, those who are vulnerable or elderly, receive the ‘best care’ to meet their needs. Acting as an Attorney for Health and Welfare and Finance, arranging and supporting clinical and social care packages, particularly in the client’s own home, has become a specialist area of expertise both on a professional and personal level. Anne is unphased by bureaucracy and brings her knowledge, empathy and passion to bear on behalf of clients, families and fellow professionals all over the UK.
In addition to her legal advocacy work, Anne is an eminent speaker in the arena of medico-legal training utilising her wealth of experience and aptitude for the ever changing climate clinicians are currently facing. Anne is a lively individual who stimulates and challenge individuals’ practice whilst at the same time, providing a creative and pragmatic approach to the delivery and management of patient care.
Whilst a high achiever and standard setter for all those with whom she comes in contact, Anne is an incredibly dynamic yet caring person who enjoys her family and country life in Devon together with her passions of running, golf and VW camper van enthusiast.
Camilla Pinkney – Operations Manager
Tel: 01822 610303
Direct Dial: 01822 661336
Camilla joined Paladin in May 2014. Camilla has extensive office administration and managerial experience and has brought a wealth of expertise to the company.
During her first year of joining the company she embedded her previous skill set and advanced within the company gaining rapid promotion to Office Manager in April 2015. Camilla studied her first year at Plymouth University in Criminology & Criminal Justice studies with Law. She has been studying her CILEx (Chartered Legal Executive Lawyer) qualifications and passed her Level 3 Diploma in early 2020. She is currently progressing with her Level 6 exams and is due to become a CILEx graduate member in late 2023.
Camilla is a delightful individual who facilitates and supports staff and fee earners so as to ensure the office runs smoothly and efficiently. Camilla manages front of house and offers a warm and charming greeting to our clients. Camilla is always so diligent, polite and courteous and makes those around her feel at ease and welcome into the offices.
Camilla is a bright and enigmatic person who is full of energy and loves life. She enjoys the beautiful coasts of Devon and Cornwall as well as playing tennis and golf locally.
Maggie Robinson – Administration Assistant
Tel: 01822 610303
Direct Dial: 01822 661337
Maggie joined Paladin Advocates & Attorneys in August 2022 after finishing her A levels in North Devon, where she studied English, Psychology and Religious Studies. She is now an essential part of the administration team, providing warm and friendly support to clients.
Alongside progressing in education, Maggie has achieved high levels in sports such as Hockey, Athletics and Netball, qualifying into the Junior Development Centre for hockey, paving her player pathway.
Maggie loves the outdoors, having spent time in several of the UK’s national parks, usually in a tent, and has travelled extensively around the world with her family. Maggie enjoys cooking for her family and long walks with her black Labrador, Welli.