Court of Protection Senior Paralegal

Ian Williams

Ian joined the Private Client team as a Senior Paralegal in March 2024

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Get to know Ian

Ian joined the Court of Protection Department at Mullis & Peake in March 2024.

Prior to joining Mullis & Peake, Ian has worked in various departments in two Local Authorities since 1985. Since the implementation of the Mental Capacity Act in 2007, he had managed a team responsible for Court of Protection Deputyship and Public Authority Funerals.

Ian has a degree in Psychology and attended Froebel College, University of London.

 Hailing from Sunderland, he recommends a visit for the sandy beach and the scenery of Northumberland and Weardale.

Outside of work

Ian enjoys spending time with his family, especially with his two young grandchildren and three grand-dogs. He enjoys spending time with his church and is interested in Biblical history and archaeology.

Ian also enjoys cooking, with specialties of corned beef pie and bread.

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Get to know Ian

Ian joined the Court of Protection Department at Mullis & Peake in March 2024.

Prior to joining Mullis & Peake, Ian has worked in various departments in two Local Authorities since 1985. Since the implementation of the Mental Capacity Act in 2007, he had managed a team responsible for Court of Protection Deputyship and Public Authority Funerals.

Ian has a degree in Psychology and attended Froebel College, University of London.

 Hailing from Sunderland, he recommends a visit for the sandy beach and the scenery of Northumberland and Weardale.

Outside of work

Ian enjoys spending time with his family, especially with his two young grandchildren and three grand-dogs. He enjoys spending time with his church and is interested in Biblical history and archaeology.

Ian also enjoys cooking, with specialties of corned beef pie and bread.

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Court of Protection
The team at Mullis & Peake also have extensive experience of obtaining deputyship orders and Court of Protection procedures. We are regional specialists in the Court of Protection field. The role of the Court of Protection is to appoint (or replace) a Deputy or Deputies acting for someone who cannot manage their affairs due to mental incapacity, and who has not previously made an Enduring Power of Attorney or Lasting Power of Attorney.
Meet our people
Court of Protection Paralegal

Wendy Penn

Wendy joined M&P as a Paralegal in the Court of Protection team in September 2023.

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Solicitor

Hannaley Palmer

Hannaley joined Mullis and Peake as a Solicitor in the private client team specialising in Court of Protection work.

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Court of Protection Senior Paralegal

Laura North

Laura joined the Private Client team as a secretary, and was made a Paralegal in the Court of Protection department in 2019 where she now has her own caseload

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Court of Protection Senior Paralegal

Sharon Wright

Having worked in Court of Protection for almost 16 years, Sharon assists with the day to day running of the files.

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Court of Protection Senior Paralegal

Lorraine Warren

Lorraine is a Court of Protection Senior Paralegal who has been part of the Mullis & Peake team for over 15 years

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Member

Samantha Hamilton

Samantha is a Solicitor and Member at Mullis & Peake and heads our​ Court of Protection ​team

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