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2, THE MALT HOUSE, DEVA CITY OFFICE PARK, MANCHESTER, M3 7BD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 871 3680
Fax:
Fax 0161 839 3884
Email:
Web:
www.hughjonessolicitors.co.uk

Hugh Jones

Tel:
Work 0161 871 3682
Email:
Hugh Jones Solicitors

Work Department

Court of Protection and Private Client

Position

Hugh is the founder and managing director of Hugh Jones Solicitors. A nationally recognised leader in Court of Protection and mental capacity issues, Hugh has worked in this field for over 30 years and now combines his role as professional deputy with his expert witness practice.

A member of the Court approved list of panel deputies Hugh is regularly asked to take on some of the most difficult deputyship cases; recent referrals have included high-profile cases where the clients have been the victims of financial abuse by their previous deputy.

Hugh’s expertise is also sought after by over 30 specialist PI and clinical negligence firms nationally (including a large majority of the NHSLA’s panel) to provide advice and statements on all aspects of Court of Protection practice and deputyship/trusteeship costs for catastrophic injury claims.

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Career

Trained Peck, Lewis, Belshaw and Watson; qualified 1979; Howards (a predecessor firm of) Pannone LLP 1979-2013; Managing Director Hugh Jones Solicitors 2013 to date.

Member

STEP; Panel Deputy, Court of Protection User Group; Solicitors for the Elderly; CoPPA; trustee Salford Loaves and Fishes.

Education

Bromsgrove School; UWIST, Cardiff University (1976 LLB).

Leisure

Art, gardening, travel.


North West: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Leading individuals

Hugh Jones - Hugh Jones Solicitors

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

Hugh Jones Solicitors‘service in mental capacity law is second to none; the firm genuinely understands the needs of vulnerable people and their families and carers and does all it can to meet their needs’. Hugh Jones  has a ‘depth of experience that is outstanding; he always ensures that his clients’ capacity is addressed’. Elizabeth Hughes  is ‘very knowledgeable of all Court of Protection matters and is always focused on getting the right outcome for the client’. Carol McBride has the ‘ability to deal seamlessly with challenging clients who have a brain injury; she is always measured, thoughtful and very understanding of the issues relating to litigation, family matters, capacity and the frustrations that clients experience’. Senior associate Chris Gallagher has ‘experience beyond his PQE – nothing is too much trouble’. Solicitor Rachel Dobson  ‘fills her client with confidence’.

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