Legal 500 and Chambers 2022 rankings released

20 October 2021

Legal 500

We're delighted that once more, our firm has been listed in the top tier for the North West in our work.  Four members of the firm are also individually recommended as part of the recognition of our strength in depth

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We're ranked in chambers UK wide/Court of Protection rankings at Band 2 - we're delighted with this as a single office firm based in Manchester; our clients are based all around the country.  Here is the Chambers review:

What the team is known for

Chiefly identified for its prowess in Court of Protection work, with experience across the full range of issues, including both contentious and non-contentious issues. Particularly well regarded for financial affairs and property work, and frequently involved in high-value and complex cases, including as an expert witness. Notable expertise in cases concerning individuals with severe acquired brain injuries.


One interviewee reports: "They think outside of the box, and are very supportive."

Notable practitioners

Elizabeth Hughes is well versed in matters involving substantial foreign property and assets as well as statutory will and gift applications. She has further experience acting as an expert witness.

"Elizabeth Hughes is very friendly, professional and approachable."

Hugh Jones often acts as a professional deputy for vulnerable adults, frequently advising on financial matters as well as acting as an expert witness.

"Hugh Jones has fantastic knowledge and is always ready to think outside the box. He is very down to earth and approachable."

Rebecca Brown acts as deputy for clients who have lost capacity following traumatic injury. She is also frequently retained as an expert witness.

"Rebecca Brown is realistic and practical."