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thepartners@wrigleys.co.uk

Leeds: 0113 244 6100

Sheffield: 0114 267 5588

FOLLOW WRIGLEYS:

Ian Potter

Email: ian.potter@wrigleys.co.uk

Telephone: 0114 267 5633

Office: Sheffield

Departments:

  • Court of Protection and Catastrophic Injury Support
  • Charities & Social Economy

Position: Partner

Areas of practice:

Ian specialises in assisting and advising clients with regard to the management of their financial affairs following injury, illness or disability.

Ian works closely with clients who are mentally incapable of managing their own affairs and their families. These include personal injury clients who have suffered a severe brain injury, elderly clients and those with a range of other disabilities.

Ian also advises a number of permanently endowed grant making charities with regard to all aspects of their administration and governance. He has a particular interest in the provision of grant funding for ecclesiastical purposes.

Testimonials:

Legal 500 testimonials:

'Very quick at identifying the key issues and addressing them'

‘Very well organised’

'Ian Potter is very intelligent and really knows the Court of Protection and trusts'

'Ian Potter is quick to respond and approachable. He understands the nuances of each case and is very knowledgeable'

Professional memberships:

Court of Protection Practioners Association Member

Ecclesiastical Law Society Member

Charity Law Association Member

Ian is a Dementia Friend

Publications:

Co-author of the 'Capacity and the Court of Protection' Chapter of the APIL Guide to Catastrophic Injury Claims

Co- author of 'Don't put all your bags of gold in one basket: long-term investment strategies for deputies and attorneys' Elder Law Journal article

British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing article, "Understanding Mental Capacity and the Power of Attorney".

Author of Headway’s booklet “A Guide to Personal Injury Trusts” and co-author of "Supporting People to Make Decisions: Applying the Mental Capacity Act".

19 Feb 2020

Unfair dismissal: whose reason is it anyway?

When the decision-maker's reason for dismissal is not the real reason.

12 Feb 2020

Budget 2020 predictions - what should we expect?

Here we consider what tax policy announcements we might expect in Sajid Javid’s first budget on 11 March 2020.

11 Feb 2020

Employment tribunal: a philosophical belief that men and women cannot change their sex is not protected

Judge finds views were incompatible with human decency and conflicted with the fundamental rights of others.