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  • Overview

    Expert witness services

    Accurately assessing damages relating to future Court of Protection costs is important whether you are acting for a claimant or defendant. We can provide the following expert witness services:

    • Provide expert witness statements for claimant lawyers outlining the professional fees and Court of Protection costs likely to be incurred - whether a lay or professional deputy is to be appointed
    • Provide expert witness statements for defendant lawyers that assess and comment on the reasonableness of a claim for professional fees and Court of Protection costs
    • Prepare informal assessments and expert witness reports on Court of Protection costs for defendant lawyers, where formal statements for service are not required
    • Act as a joint expert for either claimant or defendant
    • Attend court to provide evidence

    Our Court of Protection expertise

    • We have one of the largest specialist Court of Protection teams in the country, enabling us to provide the best Court of Protection service available
    • We understand that there is often the need to obtain last minute expert witness reports for service and we can respond quickly to requests for statements and reports
    • We are experts in this complex area of law, with many years of experience dealing with Court of Protection matters between us
    • We have particular experience in dealing with Court of Protection issues for severely disabled clients (including clients with brain injuries and birth injuries). We also manage the affairs of many elderly clients who suffer from dementia.

    Further help

    See our information sheet: Court of Protection expert witness service

    Contact us

    Call Brian Bacon on 01892 701275 to discuss our expert witness service for Court of Protection cases.
     

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    Staffordshire County Council v SRK and others: implications for deputies and local authorities.

    The decision of Mr Justice Charles in the case of Staffordshire County Council v SRK [2016] EWCOP 27 has impacted on the practices and responsibilities of professional Deputies in cases where there is a substantial and privately funded care regime.  This article addresses the key facts and the impact this will have on deputies and the Court.

    Thomson Snell & Passmore’s nationally ranked Court of Protection team awarded The Legal 500 UK 2015 firm of the year

    Leading South East law firm Thomson Snell & Passmore is delighted to announce their Court Of Protection team has been awarded The Legal 500 UK 2015 firm of the year. 

    Nationally ranked Court of Protection team awarded The Legal 500 UK team of the year 2015

    Leading South East law firm Thomson Snell & Passmore is delighted to announce their Court Of Protection team has been awarded 'Firm of the Year' by The Legal 500 UK 2015 for their specialist work in this area. The team are unique as they are top ranked nationally by both The Legal 500 and Chambers UK directories, and have been for the last few years.

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