Partner - Court of Protection, Private Client
Robert is a Court of Protection solicitor and professional deputy, dealing with deputyships, personal injury trusts and all types of financial applications to the Court of Protection.
Robert has acted for many individuals with a significant damages award following a successful clinical negligence or personal injury claim. He has been involved in the employment of care teams, purchasing and adapting property, and liaising with investment advisors and case managers.
He has extensive experience of making applications to the Court of Protection (both contentious and non-contentious) for statutory wills, gifts, and variations to deputyships orders, including permission to purchase property, as well as applications to release funds from the Court Funds Office.
He is frequently asked to act as an expert witness concerning Court of Protection and Deputyship costs in clinical negligence and personal injury claims, receiving instructions from both claimant and defendant solicitors.
Robert has an interest in mental capacity law overseas and assists clients with international issues. He is a member of the International Guardianship Network.
Professional deputy, expert witness (Court of Protection and deputyship costs), personal injury trusts, Court of Protection applications (property and finances).
Qualifications and Professional bodies
- Hugh James
- Hodge Jones & Allen
- Official Solicitor’s Office