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THE QUADRANT, 5 VICTORIA ROAD, SEVENOAKS, KENT, TN13 1YD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01732 454 983
DX:
30026 SEVENOAKS
Email:
Web:
www.jebennettlaw.co.uk

Jane Bennett

Tel:
Work 01732 454 983
Email:
JE Bennett Law

Work Department

Court of Protection

Position

Senior Partner

Career

Jane Bennett is a highly experienced private client lawyer, with over 15 years specialising in vulnerable client law.  She was a partner in London City/Westminster law firms for several years prior to setting up JE Bennett Law in 2011. The firm specialises in Court of Protection law; professional deputyships, personal injury trusts; elderly client law and community care law.  The firm is dedicated to helping the vulnerable client and today has a team of 11 hardworking specialists who share Jane’s passion for providing a caring, excellent and efficient personal service.

With comprehensive experience in handling financial and care/welfare matters under the Court of Protection, Jane has a significant number of disabled and/or vulnerable clients for whom she acts as financial deputy and professional trustee. She also advises lay deputies and trustees.

Jane is regularly asked to act as an expert witness in catastrophic injury and high value claims in relation to professional deputy and trustee matters.

JE Bennett Law has been ranked in The Legal 500 under Court of Protection since 2015 and Jane is a recommended lawyer, described as having a "superb grasp of Court of Protection practice and procedure". Jane is currently one (of 72) of the Office of the Public Guardian’s national panel of professional deputies having been appointed in 2015.

Member

Member of the Office of the Public Guardian’s national panel of professional deputies.

Fully Accredited member of Solicitors for the Elderly.
Lifelong member of Headway.
Affiliate member of STEP.


London: Private client

Court of protection

Within: Leading individuals

Jane Bennett - JE Bennett Law

Within: Court of protection

JE Bennett Law's ‘well-respected team' is ‘first rate for deputyship matters’. Jane Bennett is ‘superb at handling very difficult matters and at empowering and involving the client whenever possible’. The team is known for its Court of Protection deputyship work and advice to vulnerable clients regarding court of protection litigation, powers of attorney and elderly issues. It routinely handles disputes involving competing interests on contentious family-related matters frequently centring on financial and care/welfare related disputes. Senior associate Amy Paxton has ‘extensive knowledge of this area and can explain things in a way that is understandable, despite having to cover some complicated subjects’.

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