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Chris Gallagher

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Work 0161 241 7185
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Hugh Jones Solicitors

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Court of Protection

Position

Chris is an Associate with many years of experience in conducting all types of professional deputyship work, this includes managing those cases where clients lack capacity due to acquired brain injury, dementia, mental health problems and learning difficulties. Chris has much experience in dealing with deputyship matters at the pre-settlement stage and works closely with litigators on such cases.

He regularly deals with all other types of property and affairs applications to the Court of Protection for both professional and lay deputies, including gift, statutory will and property applications. Chris also has experience of complex Court of Protection disputes including matters with high value and cross-jurisdictional issues, and assists Elizabeth Hughes on such matters.

Career

Trained at Pannone LLP where he worked in the Court of Protection Department 2006 -2013; Hugh Jones Solicitors 2013 to date (GCilex – 2015).


North West: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate

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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