Lucy Nicol > Irwin Mitchell > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Irwin Mitchell
One St Peter’s Square
M2 3AF

Work Department

Court of Protection



Lucy acts as a professional deputy for clients who have received multimillion pound damages as a result of clinical negligence or serious injury and who have lost their capacity to manage their financial affairs. Lucy’s clients include those who have suffered serious head injuries and birth injuries, those with learning difficulties and those with age related conditions such as Alzheimer’s and dementia.

Lucy’s expertise extends to both property and affairs and welfare matters and she has a special interest in legal issues surrounding mental capacity and decision making in connection with financial decision making.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Private client > Court of protection

Irwin Mitchell fields a large and long established team that ‘provides excellent client care’ in both property and affairs as well as health and welfare matters. Lucy Nicol and Yogi Amin lead a team of ‘high quality individuals’ that supports more than 1,500 clients nationwide and in excess of 1,250 deputyships. It is ‘full of talented individuals’ who advise on all aspects of court of protection from litigated best interests disputes to powers of attorney. In addition it acts as professional deputy or trustee on many complex high-value cases involving multi-million pound funds and manages in excess of £1.5bn of protected parties assets. Its public law and human rights team helps clients on many issues such as where a person should live or serious medical treatment matters. Angela Jackman KC joined the team from Simpson Millar LLP. The firm ‘deserves its excellent reputation in this area as clients receive a comprehensive, efficient and highly professional service’, not least from experienced practitioners Damian Hodkinson and Joanna Grewer.