Client Stories & Testimonials

Mr P’s story

Jane advised a lay deputy regarding his brother’s brain injury insurance settlement monies, having successfully applied to the Court of Protection for approval of a personal injury trust. Being retained on an ongoing basis in respect of his brother’s ancillary relief proceedings through the Family Courts, Jane worked with the lay deputy, legal Counsel in the family proceedings and the solicitor acting for the brain injured client in the financial proceedings relating to his divorce.… Read more “Mr P’s story”

Mr P
Lay deputy, Personal, Personal injury

Miss B’s story

In another case involving Miss B, a former deputyship client of the firm, Jane worked with the young lady concerned, again a victim of a serious road traffic accident resulting in a very serious brain injury, to enable and empower her to resume control over her own finances in time. Miss B is happy to say that: “Jane and her team helped me to move towards taking control of my own money and Jane acts… Read more “Miss B’s story”

Miss B
Personal, Trustee Compensation

Mr H’s story

Aside from handling Wills, Lasting Power of Attorney and associated matters, Jane frequently represents the needs of the elderly in society by championing claims for continuing healthcare via the NHS and representing those needs in relation to statutory funding via the local authority.  The team’s work also includes investigations into abuse of powers of attorney in cases where the vulnerable party’s wishes or needs have been comprised via wrongdoing attorneys resulting in financial and/or other… Read more “Mr H’s story”

Mr H
Elderly client law, Personal

Mr A’s story

In a Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority case for Mr A, a relatively modest compensation sum was awarded and several aspects of his claim such as regarding therapeutic input, were not successful. However, with regard to JE Bennett’s input, the Criminal Injuries tribunal acknowledged that the deputy’s role was instrumental in managing Mr A’s ‘significant’ needs. Consequently, ongoing deputyship costs were awarded in the settlement to ensure Mr A’s best interests would continue to be acknowledged and… Read more “Mr A’s story”

Mr A
Criminal Injuries Compensation, Personal

Mr G’s story

JE Bennett Law handled work relating to difficulties Mr G was having with the local council to secure specialist support services for his son who has learning difficulties, Autism and an Acquired Brain Injury. Mr G said of Jane’s input: “From start to finish I felt my case was being handled by someone who had a complete grasp of the difficulties I had been experiencing and that person had the depth of knowledge and experience… Read more “Mr G’s story”

Mr G
Community Care Law, Personal

Paul Herbert

Thank you for all the work you have done for me over the years

Paul Herbert
court of protection

David White

Sought the assistance of J E Bennett Law when seeking a Deputy Application, followed by a Second Trustee Application. The, advice service and support I received throughout was exceptionally impressive, leaving me reassured and confident that all was being done to expedite the applications and bring the matters to a timely and successful conclusion. No question or concern was too small for my solicitor Lorna who was always considerate and genuinely supportive. I would highly… Read more “David White”

David White
court of protection

Sebastian Dunn

I would like to thank Jane Bennett for the expert help I received from her in a delicate matter surrounding Lasting Power of Attorney and the loss of capacity of a family member. Jane was able to draw on a wealth of specialist knowledge and experience both to guide me and, when needed, to act decisively. At each stage of the process, I have felt listened to, supported and treated with the upmost professionalism and… Read more “Sebastian Dunn”

Sebastian Dunn
court of protection