Russell-Cooke Trust Company was appointed by the Court of Protection as Deputy for J, a young girl who suffered serious brain damage following a mismanaged birth. The clinical negligence team at Russell-Cooke is acting in the litigation, which is ongoing, with multi-million damages award anticipated.

J's parents speak little English and we ensure that interpreters are used in order that they can understand the proceedings. A case worker has been appointed and assessments are being carried out to assess J's current and future needs. Further applications to the Court of Protection may be necessary ensure that J's accommodation is suitable to meet her needs.