Areas of Expertise
|Financial Deputyships||Health & welfare deputyships||Expert witness statements (costs)||Local authority care services & funding|
|NHS care funding||SEN applications & appeals||Estate planning & trusts||Completion of tax returns for deputy clients|
|Court of Protection Panel of Deputies||STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners)||Solicitors for the Elderly (team)|
About Novum Law
Novum Law specialises in catastrophic injury cases, many of which are of exceptional complexity and quantum. It has particular expertise in dealing with brain injury, spinal injury and medical negligence claims.
The team has grown at an impressive rate, making it one of the leading serious injury practices in the south of England.
Neil Elliott, one of the leading partners at the firm, has almost 35 years post qualification experience and is regarded as one of the leaders in the field of personal injury and clinical negligence litigation. As well as being an expert in these areas, Neil is also regularly appointed to act as a professional deputy. He and the team who work directly with him currently manage in excess of 70 deputyship and Trust files for clients.
About Neil Elliott
Neil heads a very highly regarded team of lawyers. He specialises in complex and high value brain injury, birth injury, spinal injury and medical negligence claims. Qualifying in 1985, Neil has recovered in excess of £200 million in compensation for his clients. He is regularly appointed by the Court of Protection as a Court Deputy and also acts as a professional trustee in relation to high value Personal Injury Trusts. Neil regularly presents on personal injury, clinical negligence and deputyships to a wide variety of audiences.
In a recent case the Judge dealing with the case commented that he admired the: "very positive approach that they (Novum Law) have taken to what was and is a very serious and complex case." The Judge went on to say: "It is plain that *J and his family have had the advantage of a first class legal team acting for them."