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Austin Thornton

Email: austin.thornton@wrigleys.co.uk

Telephone: 0114 267 5588

Position: Solicitor

To pay or not to pay?

Should an attorney pay care fees while a dispute about NHS Continuing Care funding is under way?

The Court of Protection’s answer in a recent case of OW was clearly yes.

In this case, the Court felt that the care fees dispute was really a smokescreen to cover up financial abuse.

Members of Solicitors for the Elderly can read Lynne Bradey’s full discussion of this case in the September column of the SFE newsletter www.solicitorsfortheelderly.com

 

If you would like to discuss any aspect of this case further, please contact Lynne Bradey or Austin Thornton on 0114 267 5588.The information in this article is necessarily of a general nature. Specific advice should be sought for specific situations. If you have any queries or need any legal advice please feel free to contact Wrigleys Solicitors 
18 Sep 2019

Safer working practices for those working with children and young people in education

Recent changes to non-statutory guidance produced by the Safer Recruitment Consortium

17 Sep 2019

Wrigleys Solicitors and SSAT jointly respond to the Government's education policies

Why schools might be cautiously optimistic going into the new year.

12 Sep 2019

Wrigleys Private Client Solicitor named as one of the UK's 'Top 35 Under 35' 2019

Private Client advisor Lucy Hargreaves is celebrating her place on the definitive annual list of young private client practitioners across the UK.