Alex Guy, Director & Solicitor

Alex is a specialist Court of Protection solicitor and a director of Switalskis. He is based at our Sheffield office.

Tel: 0114 349 2300

Department:
Court of Protection

Address:
24-26 Paradise Square, Sheffield S1 2DE

Profile

Alex is a Court of Protection specialist and a director of Switalskis. This is a complex area of the law which often requires Alex to effectively make significant decisions on behalf of clients who lack the necessary mental capacity to do so for themselves.

The ‘Legal 500’ – an impartial guide which helps potential clients find specialist legal representation –  named Alex as a ‘Next Generation Partner’ in 2020 in recognition of his growing reputation in this highly-specialised area of the law.

Experience

Alex is a Court of Protection specialist and a director of Switalskis. This is a complex area of the law which often requires Alex to effectively make significant decisions on behalf of clients who lack the necessary mental capacity to do so for themselves.

The ‘Legal 500’ – an impartial guide which helps potential clients find specialist legal representation –  named Alex as a ‘Next Generation Partner’ in 2020 in recognition of his growing reputation in this highly-specialised area of the law.

Alex qualified as a solicitor in 2008 and joined Switalskis in 2016 as part of a specialist team acquired by Switalskis from his previous employer. Alex has specialised in the Court of Protection and in particular Property & Affairs for some time now.

He was appointed to the Court of Protection’s Panel of Deputies in 2011 and remains one of only several qualified deputies in Yorkshire.

More about Alex

We asked Alex:

Q: What does your job involve?
A: Managing all aspects of an individual’s Property and Financial affairs for people who lack the capacity to manage their own affairs.

Q: What do you enjoy most about your job?
A: In my job I have the opportunity to help change an individual’s life for the better by providing them with support and guidance, which is very rewarding. I’m able to apply my knowledge and experience to my clients’ particular set of circumstances to help make their life as comfortable as possible.

Q: What can clients expect from you?
A: They can expect a relaxed, down-to-earth and common sense approach. I strive to develop a great working relationship with my clients so that we can achieve the best possible outcome together.

Q: Do you have any hobbies or sporting interests?
I love cars and films, and I’d have to admit that I have an unhealthy obsession with Ghostbusters!

To speak to Alex or any member of the Court of Protection team, contact us through the website or call us on 0800 138 0458