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Private Client Team of the Year 2020

09 March 2020
We were absolutely delighted to win the Private Client Team of the Year award at the MLA 2020 last week.  The award is really for the whole firm, as our submission was based on our work as a niche Court of Protection practice.  The judges said 'this team has been recognised by the national regulator this year for their truly outstanding client c...

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HUGH JONES SOLICITORS – COMMITTED TO DELIVERING EXCELLENCE

01 March 2020
As a Court of Protection firm, we work closely with the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) which helps people in England and Wales to stay in control of decisions about their health and finance and make important decisions for others who cannot decide for themselves. A key part of this relationship are assurance visits, used by OPG as a means o...

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Understanding Mental Capacity and Protecting Vulnerable Clients

11 February 2020
  The role of a Court of Protection firm such as ours is to support vulnerable people; particularly those with a mental incapacity, their families and their advisers. Working within the framework of the Mental Capacity Act, lawyers in this field work hard to ensure that clients who lack capacity are empowered to make as many decisions for thems...

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Manchester Legal Awards 2020

13 January 2020
Hugh Jones Solicitors has been shortlisted for both categories entered in this year's prestigious Manchester Legal Awards.  The firm's Court of Protection team entry has been shortlisted in the 'Private Client Team of the Year award' which we also won back in 2016 and the whole firm has been shortlisted in 'Small Firm of the Year'. The Awards ce...

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Law Society Excellence Awards announced - 2019

29 October 2019
Chairman Hugh Jones and Managing Director Rachel Dobson attended a packed event at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London in October, for the Law Society Excellence Awards 2019, presented by BBC Newsnight's Kirsty Wark. It was the 4th year in a row that the work of the firm's Court of Protection and Private Client teams had received recognition by ...

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Wills and Probate Awards 2019

17 October 2019
We were delighted to attend the British Wills and Probate Awards at The Belfry on 17th October 2019.  We were shortlisted for two awards and were thrilled to win both - a brilliant reward for the hard work of everyone at our firm. We were awarded both 'Solicitor of the Year - North' and 'Solicitor firm of the Year - National', reflecting our nat...

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Legal 500 2020 rankings announced

29 September 2019
Hugh Jones Solicitors maintains their position in the top tier of the Legal 500.  This year the internationally respected guide said: 'The 'highly capable' team at Hugh Jones Solicitors has considerable expertise in dealing with vulnerable and disabled clients, and has recently been involved in a number of high-profile cases that could have a si...

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Hugh Jones wins prestigious international award

28 September 2019
Hugh Jones was a special guest last week at the prestigious STEP 14th Annual Private Client awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, where he was awarded a lifetime achievement award by the judges. The Lifetime Achievement Award is given at the discretion of the judges, and applies to an individual who has, over the course of their lifetim...

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Awards shortlists 2019

13 August 2019
We are celebrating after being recognised in three prestigious awards shortlists earlier this month.  Firstly, we've been shortlisted for the British Wills and Probate Awards as Solicitor Firm of the Year in both the national and regional categories and the Law Society Excellence Awards in the Excellence in Private Client Practice category. The ...

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Law Society Excellence Awards 2019

07 August 2019
We’re delighted to announce that Hugh Jones Solicitors has been shortlisted for the Law Society Excellence Awards in the Excellence in Private Client Practice category.  The prestigious awards celebrate the hard work and inspirational achievements of solicitors, legal teams and firms of all sizes across England and Wales and are highly regarded ...

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