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Leeds: 0113 244 6100

Sheffield: 0114 267 5588

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Austin Thornton

Email: austin.thornton@wrigleys.co.uk

Telephone: 0114 267 5588

Office: Sheffield

Department: Health & Care

Position: Solicitor

Areas of practice:

Austin is head of the Health & Care Department and deals with health and care, and Court of Protection matters.

Austin has written the following articles:

News article by health and care solicitor Austin Thornton News article by health and care solicitor Austin Thornton

Professional memberships:

Law Society

Associate member Solicitors for The Elderly

Austin is a Dementia Friend

Publications:

Paying For Residential Care: A Guide For Private Client Practitioners (Published November 2017)

Coldrick on Care Home Fees - Edition 2

 

22 May 2019

Update on how retirement complexes' event fees could affect community-led housing groups

An event fee is a charge made by a landlord on the occurrence of a specified event, for instance, if a tenant sells its lease.

17 May 2019

Severance payments and the academy trust: what you need to know - PART 1

An agreed exit for school staff via a settlement agreement may be trickier than you think…

16 May 2019

Succession planning for diversification projects and land with development 'hope' value

The range of options available, and the importance of acting early with professional input