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thepartners@wrigleys.co.uk

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 & care, and Court of Protection matters.

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

 

19 Nov 2018

Private hire drivers were workers and entitled to NMW and holiday pay

Employment tribunal was right to take a "realistic and worldly-wise" approach as written contract did not reflect the reality of the arrangement

15 Nov 2018

Part-time airline worker was treated less favourably because of her part-time status

Court of Appeal holds purser paid 50% of full-time pay when available for work for more than 50% of full-time hours was less favourably treated.

14 Nov 2018

Don't ignore the signals – telecoms on school property

We highlight the statutory rights benefitting telecoms operators and how these could affect plans to carry out works to school property.