Thomas Young

Tom is an Associate Solicitor who joined the firm's Court of Protection team in 2014. 

Tom completed his solicitor training at Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council where he gained experience in a wide range of the Council's work.  His work in the Social Care and Court of Protection team, lead him to chose his career in this area and so to join us to continue his specialisation.

His experience includes Court of Protection cases involving personal welfare, deprivation of liberty, judicial review and financial applications.  On deprivation of liberty, he participates in discussions to develop the Council's strategy and delivered training to social workers and best interests assessors. 

He also regularly provides advice on issues relating to adult social care, adult safeguarding, the Mental Capacity Act and applications to the Court of Protection. Tom gives talks and advice in respect of the Care Act and funding for social care services, for users and a variety of agencies.

Tom works as a volunteer for Manchester Free Legal Help, Manchester University Legal Advice Centre and BPP University's Streetlaw Project

Recent cases in which Tom has been involved.

Tom has been nominated for the LawWorks Pro Bono Awards 2017 - Best Contribution by an individual and in 

The Manchester Young Talent Awards 2017 for Legal Professional of the Year

 Tom is a Recommended Lawyer in Legal 500 2017 who referred to him as 'an ‘up-and-coming star in the world of Court of Protection’'.

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Thomas Young
Contact Thomas directly:

tom.young@hughjonessolicitors.co.uk

0161 819 7449

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