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Hugh Jones is the Chairman of Hugh Jones Solicitors, having set up the firm in 2013. He is a nationally recognised leader in his fields of Court of Protection and Private Client work; his expertise as a Court of Protection Deputy is such that he also has a very substantial expert witness practice advising more than 35 PI and Clinical Negligence firms, nationally.

Hugh specialises in all aspects of mental capacity law, acting as a professional deputy, appointed in his sole capacity, joint and severally with family members and as a director of the Hugh Jones Trust Corporation on over 240 cases. Hugh also advises many lay deputies.

Hugh is a member of the OPG panel of Deputies and receives referrals from the panel, the judiciary, other professionals and Local Authorities. He is a nationally recognised expert and eminent speaker on all aspects of provisions for the learning disabled, mental incapacity and the Court of Protection.

Career

Pannone LLP until 2013, Partner and Head of Court of Protection Group

Hugh Jones Solicitors 2013 to date, Chairman.

Professional Memberships

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Solicitors for the Elderly

OPG panel of Deputies

Court of Protection court user group