Elderly and Vulnerable Adults

Hugh James have over 50 years’ experience of providing expert legal advice to our clients throughout their lives.

We have over 30 lawyers devoted entirely to personal law as well as several specialist personal injury teams. Between them, they cover practically every area of law on which a private individual would need advice over the course of a lifetime.


Hugh James have years of experience in dealing with a variety of concerns which older people face including:

  • estate planning – make the best use of inheritance tax with our personal tax advice;
  • managing your finances – our financial services team offer independent financial planning advice;
  • family and relationships – our experienced family law solicitors can resolve complex issues with speed and discretion;
  • claiming money back for care home fees – we are the leading national experts in recovery of wrongly paid nursing care fees;
  • writing your will – our specialist wills and probate solicitors offer straightforward, practical advice on all aspects relating to wills and probate;
  • contesting a will – our experienced team can advise on a variety of disputes involving wills, trusts and estates; and
  • creating a lasting power of attorney – this legal document enables you to appoint someone to make decisions about your welfare, money or property, either now or in the future.

We offer an easy to access service to help you to understand when legal help may be necessary.

For nursing care enquiries we offer a free consultation with one of our friendly trusted advisers who will listen to your situation and explain how we can help you.

We will let you know how much it will cost to proceed with the advice you have been given so there will be no unexpected legal bills.

Protection of Vulnerable Adults

With more of us now living longer and the number of those suffering with illnesses such as dementia on the increase, it has never been more important to protect the most vulnerable in our society.

At Hugh James we have over fifty years’ experience of providing expert legal advice to our clients throughout their lives and a specialist team of lawyers who are able to help the vulnerable and elderly.

We cover practically every area of law on which you may need advice over the course of your lifetime and we offer an easy to access service.  We are also completely upfront about our costs which ensures that there are no nasty surprises.

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Hodge House
114 - 116 St. Mary Street
Cardiff, CF10 1DY
Tel: 029 2022 4871
Fax: 029 2038 8222

99 Gresham Street
Tel: 020 7936 3453
Fax: 020 3053 8562

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