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Mental Capacity & Deputyship

Deputyship Solicitors

Philippa Barton
Philippa Barton
Consultant
Patrick Allen
Patrick Allen
Senior Partner
Christine Dyson
Christine Dyson
Partner
Ralph Johnson
Ralph Johnson
Paralegal
Thomas Baynes
Thomas Baynes
Paralegal
Amy Coulter
Amy Coulter
Trainee

When someone is unable to manage their finances due to lack of capacity, the court can appoint a deputy to ensure their best interests are looked after.

Our specialist London team of Court of Protection lawyers have many years of experience assisting and supporting families in this situation. We can help – we always put the needs of our clients at the centre of all the decisions we make.

Independently recognised by legal directories

Hodge Jones & Allen solicitors is ranked for this area of law in the Legal 500, 2023 and Chambers UK, 2023. Our specialist team are highly experienced in handling such cases.

Hodge Jones & Allen_Chambers UK 2023 Legal 500 UK - Top Tier Firm-2023

What is a deputy?

A deputy is someone who has been appointed by the Court of Protection to manage the finances of an incapacitated client. The deputy may be a family member, a close friend or a trusted professional.

With years of experience working with the Court of Protection, our sensitive and understanding Mental Capacity & Deputyship solicitors can help you make an application to become a deputy. Our specialist solicitors can also act as deputies for those unable to make decisions for themselves.

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