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Justin Holmes

| Call 1994

Profile: Court of Protection

Experience and Expertise

Justin Holmes is recommended by Chambers UK as “well known on the property and affairs side of the Court of Protection” and has extensive experience of Court of Protection litigation, including contested deputyships, objections to attorneys under Lasting and Enduring Powers of Attorney, orders for lifetime gifts and statutory wills, applications for declarations of capacity and applications for authority to conduct litigation. He has experience both in raising objections to attorneys and deputies and in rebutting them.

He is also able to advise in respect of overlapping or related personal welfare matters, such as capacity to marry, a direction as to which residential home is suitable for the incapacitated person, or whether a particular individual should be allowed to visit the incapacitated person.


Cases and Work of Note

Illustrative recent examples include:

Justin Holmes
"He is very courteous, and efficient. He is always practical and clear with his advice, and perfectly willing to tell it as it is. We find his advice reassuring, and we are always clear where we are going with a case."

Chambers UK