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Hugh Jones Solicitors

Court of Protection

2 ranked lawyersBand 2UK-wideUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Chiefly identified for its prowess in Court of Protection work, with experience across the full range of issues, including both contentious and non-contentious issues. Particularly well regarded for financial affairs and property work, and frequently involved in high-value and complex cases, including as an expert witness. Notable expertise in cases concerning individuals with severe acquired brain injuries.

Strengths

A client says: "I have always found them to be very supportive and prompt in their responses and advice. They always put their clients' needs first."

Another source adds: "Quality and compassion are hallmarks of their practice."

Notable practitioners

Elizabeth Hughes is well versed in matters involving substantial foreign property and assets as well as statutory will and gift applications. She has further experience acting as an expert witness.
"She is very helpful and always supportive of the client."

Hugh Jones often acts as a professional deputy for vulnerable adults, frequently advising on financial matters as well as acting as an expert witness.
"He is very personable, engaging and informative in his approach.""He is a longstanding expert, an experienced and strong practitioner."

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Court of Protection: Property & Affairs


Elizabeth Hughes
Band 3
Hugh Jones
Band 1