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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

 

13 Jun 2019

Is a visual impairment a disability if it can be treated?

Double vision correctable by wearing a contact lens in one eye did not qualify as a disability.

13 Jun 2019

What does the Timpson Review of School Exclusion mean in practice?

The key findings and recommendations of the Timpson Review of School Exclusion and the impact on exclusions and behaviour management in practice.

12 Jun 2019

What are academy directors' legal duties?

And what to do when directors go rogue…