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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

 

26 Feb 2021

Can the Court of Protection make my relative have the Covid vaccine if I don’t want them to?

This issue came up recently in the case of E v London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham [2021] EWCOP 7 and here is what happened.

26 Feb 2021

Supreme Court confirms that Uber drivers are workers after denying appeal

Decision brings long-running case on key aspects of workers status to an end

25 Feb 2021

Employer should have refreshed equality and diversity training as a reasonable step to prevent racial harassment

EAT: assessment of whether employer took all reasonable steps to prevent discrimination should include deciding if a step is likely to be effective.