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Val Prosser

Val Prosser

Senior Associate

Val Prosser

Senior Associate

Val Prosser
Locations Canterbury, Whitstable
Tel01227 763939
01227 274241
Email vjp@furleypage.co.uk
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  • Elderly and vulnerable client specialist
  • Court of Protection applications
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Advising Court appointed deputies and attorneys
  • NHS Continuing Healthcare assessments and appeals
  • Care fee funding
  • Welfare benefits and appeals
  • The Care Act 2014
  • Registration of Enduring Powers of Attorney
  • Wills and protection of assets
  • Advice and support to the elderly and vulnerable

Val Prosser passed with Distinction the STEP Advanced Certificate in Advising Vulnerable Clients which highlights her expertise in this area of work.

Val is a Full Accredited Member of Solicitors for the Elderly which is a qualification demonstrating the specialist care skills needed to advise and support elderly and vulnerable clients.

Val has over 30 years experience as a Private Client lawyer and has particular expertise in working with elderly and vulnerable.  She commenced her career with a large firm of solicitors in London and qualified in 1994 as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives.  She became a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners in 1996, a leading worldwide professional body for the most experienced and senior practitioners in the field of trusts and estates.

In 1997 Val joined Furley Page at our Canterbury office.  She regularly visits clients in their own home or in hospital or care homes when required.

Val is a Full Accredited Member of Solicitors for the Elderly, a national organisation of lawyers who provide specialist legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers.

Val is a member of our Vulnerable Client team which specialise in offering advice to those entering into a care home or receiving domiciliary care in their own home, the funding of care and eligibility to NHS continuing healthcare.

She also deals with estate administration, Wills and Powers of Attorney, Deputyship applications and all Court of Protection matters. She is always willing to visit clients at their home or in hospital or care homes when required and when circumstances allow.

Val has a caring manner and is sensitive to the concerns and anxieties of the elderly and vulnerable.  She is able to offer support and advice to them, their carers, their families, to attorneys and to Court appointed deputies.

Val also has specialist knowledge to advise on NHS continuing healthcare assessments and has been instrumental in obtaining successful results in several appeal cases.

Val passed with Distinction the STEP Advanced Certificate in Advising Vulnerable Clients which highlights her expertise in this area of work.

The Whitstable and Herne Bay group of Re-Engage was set up by Val and she has been a volunteer and co-ordinator for this group for many years. Re-Engage is a national charity which helps alleviate isolation and loneliness for the elderly by holding monthly tea parties for local members.

 

  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives

  • Full Accredited Member of Solicitors for the Elderly

  • Member of Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

  • Co-ordinator for Re-Engage

Areas of Specialism

  • Elderly and vulnerable client specialist
  • Court of Protection applications
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Advising Court appointed deputies and attorneys
  • NHS Continuing Healthcare assessments and appeals
  • Care fee funding
  • Welfare benefits and appeals
  • The Care Act 2014
  • Registration of Enduring Powers of Attorney
  • Wills and protection of assets
  • Advice and support to the elderly and vulnerable

Val Prosser passed with Distinction the STEP Advanced Certificate in Advising Vulnerable Clients which highlights her expertise in this area of work.

Val is a Full Accredited Member of Solicitors for the Elderly which is a qualification demonstrating the specialist care skills needed to advise and support elderly and vulnerable clients.

Career

Val has over 30 years experience as a Private Client lawyer and has particular expertise in working with elderly and vulnerable.  She commenced her career with a large firm of solicitors in London and qualified in 1994 as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives.  She became a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners in 1996, a leading worldwide professional body for the most experienced and senior practitioners in the field of trusts and estates.

In 1997 Val joined Furley Page at our Canterbury office.  She regularly visits clients in their own home or in hospital or care homes when required.

Val is a Full Accredited Member of Solicitors for the Elderly, a national organisation of lawyers who provide specialist legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers.

Val is a member of our Vulnerable Client team which specialise in offering advice to those entering into a care home or receiving domiciliary care in their own home, the funding of care and eligibility to NHS continuing healthcare.

She also deals with estate administration, Wills and Powers of Attorney, Deputyship applications and all Court of Protection matters. She is always willing to visit clients at their home or in hospital or care homes when required and when circumstances allow.

Val has a caring manner and is sensitive to the concerns and anxieties of the elderly and vulnerable.  She is able to offer support and advice to them, their carers, their families, to attorneys and to Court appointed deputies.

Val also has specialist knowledge to advise on NHS continuing healthcare assessments and has been instrumental in obtaining successful results in several appeal cases.

Val passed with Distinction the STEP Advanced Certificate in Advising Vulnerable Clients which highlights her expertise in this area of work.

The Whitstable and Herne Bay group of Re-Engage was set up by Val and she has been a volunteer and co-ordinator for this group for many years. Re-Engage is a national charity which helps alleviate isolation and loneliness for the elderly by holding monthly tea parties for local members.

 

Memberships

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives

Full Accredited Member of Solicitors for the Elderly

Member of Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Co-ordinator for Re-Engage

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