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Hugh Jones Solicitors
M3 7BD

Work Department

Court of Protection and Private Client



Hugh Jones is a nationally recognised leader in his field of Court of Protection and Private Client work.  He has worked in this field for over 30 years and his expertise as a Court of Protection Deputy is such that he now has a very substantial expert witness practice, where he is regularly asked to provide advice and statements on all aspects of Court of Protection practice, costs and mental capacity issues by more than 35 specialist PI and Clinical Negligence firms, nationally.

In September 2019, Hugh was awarded the prestigious lifetime achievement award by the judges of the STEP Private Client awards.

Hugh is a member of the panel of Deputies appointed by the Court of Protection to manage the affairs of someone who has lost capacity.  Hugh assists many special interest groups for children with learning disabilities and many local and national charities.  He provides help including a large number of Wills for parents of learning disabled children.

Hugh is a nationally recognised expert and eminent speaker on all aspects of provisions for the learning disabled, mental incapacity and the Court of Protection.


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


STEP; Panel Deputy, Court of Protection User Group; Solicitors for the Elderly


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


Art, gardening, travel.

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate

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Boutique firm Hugh Jones Solicitors specialises in mental incapacity issues and Court of Protection matters. Led by name partner Hugh Jones, the specialist team includes Elizabeth Hughes and senior associate Chris Gallagher. The firm has a growing focus on the health and welfare field, and the Court of Protection team can also draw on support from the wider firm’s private client, conveyancing and property specialists.