The majority of Kayleigh’s clients suffer from a loss of capacity. As such their property and financial affairs are managed by a Deputy, often Matthew Edwards of this firm. Kayleigh also assists family members when a relative has lost capacity and they require a Deputy to be appointed. Kayleigh’s in-depth knowledge in this area ensures clients receive detailed and thorough advice.
Notable Court of Protection cases
Complex Deputy appointments involving multi-million pound assets that include multiple properties, Capital Gains Tax liabilities (on both property and investment assets), business and foreign assets.
Providing Deputy clients with comprehensive financial reviews to guarantee their assets are utilized to their full potential to generate an income as well as ensuring applicable tax advantages are achieved.
A significant number of financial abuse matters with 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.
Detailed applications to the Court of Protection for Statutory Wills; including Discretionary Trusts for the benefit of Charities, Life Interest Trusts to resolve financial abuse issues and Wills to take into account lifetime gifts.
Unique health and welfare-based applications to the Court of Protection.
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.