Jennifer Roberts

Jenny is Operations and Compliance Director, having joined the firm in 2013 as a Court of Protection specialist solicitor.  Jenny now has a wide range of management responsibilities across the firm as a whole in addition to her work as a Director in the Court of Protection Team.

Her main areas of responsibility include operational management of the firm's office and support teams; overall responsibility for HR, reported to by Director Lucy Law; overall responsibility for compliance and regulation, working closely with Rachel Dobson, Consultant Director.  Jenny is part of the firm's management team, working closely with Managing Director Liz Hughes and FD Jon Miller.

Mediation in Court of Protection disputes

Jenny is a CEDR (Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution) accredited mediator.  CEDR is one of the most widely recognised international standards of accreditation.

A mediator is a neutral party who helps to facilitate communication between parties in dispute and avoids the costs and stress of litigation.

Jenny will mediate in Court of Protection disputes which may arise when parties (family members, social services or other agencies) who are involved with a person who lacks capacity, disagree with each other on decisions regarding that person’s care and/or finances.

Professional deputyship work

Jenny is a Director and supervisor of legal work in the Court of Protection team and a decision making deputy as a Director of the Hugh Jones Trust Corporation.  Jenny has many years of experience managing he deputyship of many vulnerable clients who have lost capacity, to deal with their own property and financial affairs. She has worked with clients ranging from young children with cerebral palsy to elderly clients with dementia. Jenny works hard to build relationships with her clients and their families.

Jenny is involved in the Dementia Action Alliance movement and has trained to become a Dementia Champion.  This has enabled her to train other members of the firm to become Dementia Friends and she is often invited to give talks to groups affected by Dementia on Lasting Powers of Attorney and Deputyships.

Jennifer Roberts
Contact Jennifer directly:

0161 871 3690

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