Tory Smith


Telephone: 0115 6950084

Mobile: 07955854691



Tory specialises in Court of Protection personal welfare matters and is very experienced in supporting and working with people with dementia, learning disabilities or acquired brain injuries.

Tory studied Law at Staffordshire University and went onto complete the Legal Practice Course at the same university where she graduated with a distinction in 2017.

During her studies and after graduating, Tory worked at a national advice charity for five years advising clients on a range of issues. Tory went on to obtain her diploma in Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy and has worked as an Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA), a Relevant Person’s Representative (RPR) under the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, and provided clients with non-statutory advocacy services. It was whilst working as an advocate that Tory developed a passion for working with vulnerable clients and in particular those subject to the Mental Capacity Act 2005.

Tory joined MJC Law in January 2019 as a paralegal and went on to qualify as a Solicitor in March 2022.

Tory accepts instructions from RPR’s, advocates and litigation friends, as well as family members and other interested parties.  

In 2022, Tory was shortlisted for the Junior Lawyer of the Year award at the Nottinghamshire Law Society Annual Awards.  

Tory contributed to the Open Justice Court of Protection project and authored an article which explains the roles of RPRs, IMCAs and Paralegals in the Court of Protection.  This article can be found here: