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Fiona McLeish
    • Fiona McLeish

    • Assistant Solicitor Contentious Probate - Newark
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Care Fees Myths

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Out of the 15 million people who are aged 65 or over in the UK, approximately 400,000 (2.6%) will move into a care home at some point in their lives. Knowing what you or a family member should be paying for living in a care home is not an easy question....

Court of Protection rules COVID-19 vaccine should be given in best interest decision

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In January the Court of Protection confirmed that it was lawful and in the best interest of a care home resident for her to receive the COVID-19 vaccination where she did not have mental capacity to consent. The resident in question (Mrs E) had been...

The importance of estate planning - deciding "who died first"

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The importance of estate planning – deciding “who died first”. In the first case of its kind since 1950 Judge Kramer in Scarle –v- Scarle was asked to answer the question that many clients have “what happens if we die...