Jac is a Director in the Court of Protection team. The specialist team provides a dedicated legal service to those who lack the mental capacity to make their own decisions concerning their property and finances and find themselves under the protection of the Court.
Jac graduated with a degree in Law from Cardiff University in 2012 and following this, worked for a social research company in Swansea, primarily working on a range of housing and health consultations for public sector clients. Always wanting to pursue a career in law, Jac joined JCP as a paralegal in the busy Residential Property team in September 2013 and commenced his role as a trainee solicitor in March 2016. Jac completed the Legal Practice Course part-time at Cardiff University whilst working for the firm.
Gaining a wealth of experience during his training contract, Jac was fortunate to spend time in the Lifetime Planning, Family, Injury and Corporate departments. Jac then completed the last 9 months of his training contract in the Court of Protection team where he qualified as an Associate Solicitor in March 2018. Jac was promoted to Senior Associate in October 2022 and Director in April 2023.
Jac’s varied experience together with his understanding nature lends itself well to the array of matters and clients he deals with. Jac is passionate about developing and maintaining lifelong relationships with his clients, their families and care professionals. The Legal 500 2023 edition lists Jac as a ‘Key Lawyer’.
Jac is a committee member of Headway Swansea, a Senior Member of The Professional Deputies Forum and he is a member of the Court of Protection Practitioners Association (CoPPA). Jac is also a member of the South West Wales Brain Injury Group.
Jac undertook training in 2020 to become a Dementia Friend. A Dementia Friend learns more about what it is like to live with dementia and then turns that understanding into action.
Out of work, Jac enjoys keeping fit, holidays abroad and spending time with his friends and family.