Cansu assists Matthew Edwards, a Panel Deputy of this Firm, to manage the property and affairs of client’s who suffer from a loss of mental capacity. Cansu also assists family members with making an application to the Court of Protection when a relative has lost capacity and they require a Deputy to be appointed.
Notable Court of Protection cases
Managing the property and affairs of a child who suffered from cerebral palsy and was awarded a multimillion-pound settlement claim. Cansu assisted the Deputy throughout the litigation claim and post settlement.
Specific Health and Welfare applications to the Court of Protection.
Complex Deputy appointments involving multi-million-pound assets.
A significant number of financial abuse matters from family members, close friends, attorneys and solicitors.
Submitted claims to the Court of Protection to recover assets as well as for the disclosure of bank statements and other associated information from the former Deputies and Attorneys.
Taking a multi-disciplinary approach to ensure our clients entire legal affairs are managed, this has involved referring clients to Commercial Property, Conveyancing, Family (contact orders), Clinical Negligence and Property Litigation.
Investigating an individual’s finances to provide a gratuitous care report to the Court of Protection to settle a family dispute as to whether a daughter was receiving a reasonable amount of care for looking after her father.
Investigating a Solicitor who was an Attorney for a client. The investigations revealed the solicitor had financially abused the client by using the funds in her bank account, entering a declaration of trust to place an inherited property into his name and raising invoices for meetings which did not occur. The financial abuse was in the region of £1 million. The result was that the solicitor was struck off by the SRA.
Assisting with an ongoing Litigation Claim for a child with cerebral palsy. Cansu had to budget the interim payments to ensure that they were enough until such time where the claim was settled.