Court of Protection
Court of Protection
We have been protecting the interests of the most vulnerable members of society for more than 20 years.
We are dedicated to looking after the welfare and safeguarding the financial affairs of those suffering from mental incapacity because of learning difficulties, old age and mental illness or as a result of an accident or medical negligence.
Our experts provide legal advice and practical help to families, professionals, local authorities and charities working with and caring for our clients.
Areas of expertise:
- Compensation Protection Trusts
- Disputes in the Court of Protection
- Elderly Clients & Powers of Attorney
- Health & Social Care Support
- Lay Deputy Support
- Litigation Support Services
- Mental Capacity Act 2005
- Professional Deputy Services
- Statutory Wills and Gift Applications
- Welfare Deputyship
Conscious of the sensitive nature of our work, we offer a highly personalised and responsive service, regularly meeting clients in their own homes, and liaising with family, friends and care professionals.
We are one of the UK’s leading teams in this highly specialised area of law and look after clients all over the country.
The Court of Protection team has unrivalled expertise in:
- applications to the Court of Protection for the appointment of a deputy, the approval of gifts and statutory wills as well as more complex applications
- acting as professional deputy
- lasting Powers of Attorney, including resolving disputes
- supporting lay deputies to help them carry out their role
- employing carers and support workers
- elderly client law
- care provision and entitlement to public funding
- property transactions, matrimonial problems and other related matters
- litigation support, assisting other personal injury and clinical negligence practices in valuing and claiming the costs of deputyship as part of a compensation settlement.
To arrange a discussion with a solicitorcontact us on 0800 840 4929. We are available to take your call twenty four hours a day, seven days a week.