Website Cookie Policy

We use cookies to give you the best possible online experience. If you continue, we’ll assume you are happy for your web browser to receive all cookies from our website.
See our cookie policy for more information.

Practice Areas

More Information

Leeds: 0113 244 6100

Sheffield: 0114 267 5588



"Thanks so much for all your help, advice, patience and effort from day one to today - I can’t imagine how this would have turned out without your skill and stamina."

- A son acting for his mother in a care fees dispute

"Your impact has definitely been felt by all involved, it’s efficient, intelligent and dynamic. I can feel that the opposing party are raising their standards, as soon as they hear from you."

- Sister of disabled man challenging care package

The statutory provision of care touches many areas of life.

Where a party in divorce proceedings was living in a care home, we were insturcted to liaise with a council over whether a settlement proposal in matrimonial ancillary relief proceedings which involved the direction of money into a trust would be covered by the deprivation of assets rules for means testing purposes. If the deprivation rules applied, the marital settlement would simply go to defray local authority care costs.

Providing advice in a matrimonial ancillary relief claim about the social care means testing implications of a proposed settlement where a party was in a care home and how the local authority response may be mitigated.

To provide evidence on causation in a claim for professional negligence against a solicitor where property placed in trust was recovered against by a local authority

In an action involving a disputed estate under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, advising on the availability of statutory care funding which may mitigate the dependency.


FAQs on Deferred Payments

Read More

General Enquiry



Read More

NHS Continuing Care Enquiry



Read More

Review of Paying for Residential Care: A Guide for Private Client Practitioners (Third Edition): Austin Thornton

Published by ARK Group £345.00 Review by Caroline Bielanska, TEP, Solicitor, Independent Consultant, trainer and author

Click here to view more

Abolition of event fees

What could this mean for co-housing & community-led housing?

Click here to view more

Property fraud: Taking steps to help safeguard against forgery

In this article we look at what action can be taken to specifically safeguard against forgery of documents relating to ownership of your property.

Click here to view more

Employment Breakfast Briefing: Redundancy Handling: A practical guide - 17 April 2018

Date: 17 Apr 2018

Venue: Radisson Blu, Leeds

Further information


Date: 25 Apr 2018


Further information and booking

Employment Law Update for Charities 2018

Date: 26 Jun 2018

Venue: Hilton Leeds City, Neville Street, Leeds

Further information

Mailing list

Receive the latest news, events and updates from Wrigleys:

Follow Wrigleys: