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Nottingham Court of Protection Solicitors

Experienced Private Client & Professional Deputyship lawyers

Our Expertise

Our Nottingham Court of Protection solicitors can help people who lack capacity due to an accident, old age, mental illness or learning difficulties. We can assist in making decisions about their property and finances, or their health and welfare. Freeths offer an experienced team of sympathetic lawyers who regularly advise and deal with applications under the Mental Capacity Act 2005.

If you’re a lay deputy seeking advice, we can give you as much or as little support as you need. We can also help if an Enduring Power or Attorney or a Lasting Power of Attorney is not in place. From gift applications and tax planning, to negotiating Statutory Wills, our Court of Protection lawyers in Nottingham can help.

Our process

Our Court of Protection team are renowned for their empathy towards clients. You can trust us to explain things clearly in plain English and be sensitive to your situation. We can handle applications for one-off decisions by the Court, and we’re highly experienced in the care, social services and benefits systems. This means we can provide guidance and support to ensure all available state funding is applied for.

Our team provide expert witness statements to support litigation solicitors and claims involving lack of capacity. We also offer a wealth of information guides, including how to choose a care home, community care, and end of life decisions. Or if you need help with reporting and taxation duties, give us a call.

Why choose our Nottingham Court of Protection Solicitors

  • Freeths’ Nottingham office is conveniently located in the city centre near Maid Marian Way
  • We are able to visit you at home if this is appropriate and understand the struggles involved
  • Our lawyers are appointed to the Office of Public Guardian’s Panel of court-approved deputies
  • We have strong record-keeping structures in place, tailored for deputy financial management
  • You can trust our lawyers’ credentials – Natasha is rated as a Leading Individual by Chambers
  • Freeths are actively involved with The Silverlining, a national brain injury support charity

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Natasha Molloy

Partner & Head of Nottingham Court of Protection

Nottingham Court of Protection Solicitors

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Natasha Molloy & Navada Ward – Private Client Solicitors based in Nottingham

Partner Natasha Molloy heads up the Court of Protection team at Freeths’ Nottingham office. She is a highly experienced professional deputy and specialises in representing people who lack capacity due to acquired brain injury. Natasha regularly manages the property and affairs of clients who have received multi-million pound compensation settlements. She is an expert at preparing statements and applications.

Navada is a Managing Associate who has acted for numerous clients as an Attorney – she has a keen interest in protecting vulnerable people.

Examples of Court of Protection cases in Nottingham

  • Managing a £4 million settlement for a young man with learning difficulties, who subsequently suffered from a brain injury from a road traffic accident as a child resulting in significant cognitive impairment. The client is extremely vulnerable and his funds are used to provide a team of support to give him the best life possible.
  • Acting for a 40 year old man who was injured at birth resulting in quadriplegic cerebral palsy, resulting in a £3.5 million lump sum plus settlement plus £206,000 annual periodical payments. Natasha has arranged for the purchase and adaptation of his own home to accommodate live in carers and specialist therapies and equipment.
  • Prepared urgent interim applications to the Court of Protection for the release of monies to pay care home fees.
  • Making applications to the Court of Protection to discharge a Deputyship Order where the client has regained capacity.
  • Assisting lay deputies in making applications for family care payments.


  • “She’s one of the best that I deal with – technically she’s very good and she also has a very good way of dealing with clients and making the right...

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  • “The clear and concise information provided allowed me to fully understand what I would be undertaking if I was to put myself up for Deputyship.”

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