Caroline Bielanska is a solicitor, mediator and independent consultant. She is also a legal trainer. She is the former Chief Executive and former Chair of Solicitors for the Elderly, an organisation she helped to found in 1999. She lectures regularly and is well known in her specialist field, advising older and vulnerable adults who have limited physical and/or mental capacity. Caroline has a national media profile, and is a regular panellist on BBC Radio 4’s Money Box Live and interviewed in for TV, radio, magazines and national press. She provides consultancy for law firms on an independent basis. Her work focuses on advising vulnerable adults; principally older and disabled people, their families and carers.