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Damian Hodkinson Principal Lawyer, Court of Protection

Experience Profile

Damian is a Senior Lawyer in the Court of Protection team at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in Manchester.

He specialises in acting for brain injured clients who require support with their property and affairs.

Damian offers support to a wide range of individuals including those who have suffered a serious head injury or birth injury, adults and children with learning difficulties and elderly clients with a wide range of age-related mental illness, such as Alzheimer’s and dementia.

Many of these clients have received multi-million pound awards by way of compensation for personal injury or clinical negligence.

Damian works with other professionals including case managers, physiotherapists, specialist architects and social workers to ensure that his clients receive the coordinated care and support that they require.

This includes securing all income streams to which the client is entitled to such as benefits or local authority funding towards the cost of care.


  • Property and affairs management
  • Statutory wills
  • LPA’s
  • Expert witness statements

Career History

  • Since 2014 Slater and Gordon
  • 1992 – 2014 Pannone Solicitors

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Court of Protection Practitioners’ Association (COPPA)