Elizabeth Hughes

Liz Hughes is Director and Head of Court of Protection at Hugh Jones Solicitors. 

Liz is a specialist solicitor with a great deal of experience in Court of Protection and mental capacity work in which includes: 

Liz has extensive experience of acting on behalf of claimants who lack capacity in pre-settlement catastrophic injury litigation. This commonly involves the management of interim funds which are used to fund extensive rehabilitation packages, specialist equipment and adapted property purchases. 

Liz enjoys visiting clients regularly and working closely with their relatives, case managers, carers and others involved in their care. She feels it is important to ensure that clients receive the appropriate level of support whilst remaining independent and confident to make those financial decisions that they are able to make for themselves.

September 2019 - Elizabeth Hughes has also been recognised by Barclays as one of 2019’s Women of Achievement as part of the bank’s Women of the Year initiative.


Recent cases in which Liz has been involved.

In Chambers 2021 Liz is a notable practitioner

'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.

"She is very helpful and always supportive of the client.'

In the Legal 500 2021, Liz is now listed as a 'Next Generation Partner' - client testimonials from Legal 500 2021:

‘Elizabeth Hughes is committed to her clients and strives to provide the best possible service. She is communicative and receptive to suggestions to resolve complex issues, giving possible solutions balanced and fair consideration. Liz is friendly and approachable to her clients and other professionals and will seek advice from her colleagues to ensure that as much information is available when required and the client receives a positive and supportive service.’

‘Liz Hughes provides robust pragmatic advice and opinions, in a cost-effective and always timely manner.’

‘Elizabeth Hughes has a very caring nature and is very empathetic.’

In the Legal 500 2020, Liz is acknowledged as a 'Next Generation Lawyer - 'Elizabeth Hughes is recommended by clients as a 'trusted pair of hands' with clients commenting 'Liz Hughes has provided excellent service. She is calm and knowledgeable.'

In the Legal 500 2019 it said:

Elizabeth Hughes  is ‘very knowledgeable of all Court of Protection matters and is always focused on getting the right outcome for the client’.

Liz is also listed in Chambers 2020 as a 'Recognised Practitioner'

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Manchester Legal Awards 2017

Elizabeth Hughes
Contact Elizabeth directly:


0161 241 7182

2, The Malt House,
Deva City Office Park,
Trinity Way,
M3 7BD