Hyphen Law strengthens its team with the appointment of Court of Protection solicitor Robert Hurling
10 Mar, 2015
Hyphen Law, the specialist property and affairs deputyships services firm, has appointed Robert Hurling as a Court of Protection solicitor based at its offices in London. Admitted as a solicitor in 2007, he has extensive experience as a Court of Protection practitioner providing deputyship services and advising on Personal Injury Trusts.
In his new role, Robert Hurling will be dealing with deputyship and Personal Injury Trust related matters including applications to the Court of Protection for the appointment of deputies, statutory wills and gifts and the creation and management of Personal Injury Trusts.
He joins from Hodge Jones & Allen LLP where the majority of his work involved managing the property and financial affairs of clients with high value clinical negligence awards. Prior to his role there, he worked as a solicitor in the property and affairs team at the Official Solicitor’s Office, Chancery Lane.
Commenting on his new role Robert Hurling said: “Hyphen Law is a young, dynamic, rapidly growing firm and I am excited to be part of its expansion plans as it looks to increase business in the capital. I have great admiration for Hyphen Law’s work, particularly its work helping brain-injured clients and their families and I am looking forward to contributing to the valuable work they do.”
Christine Bunting, Director of Deputyships at Hyphen Law, said that Robert Hurling’s extensive experience in Court of Protection work will significantly strengthen Hyphen Law’s ten-strong team of specialist solicitors and support staff.
“Business is expanding and we are working on a growing number of high value, complex claims which require a bespoke, holistic approach to provide the very best client care. Robert has exactly the right combination of experience, commitment to high levels of client service, energy and ambition that we were looking for and we are delighted to welcome him to our dedicated team.”