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The latest blogs from experts in our HR, employment law, dispute resolution and medical negligence teams. Your shares, comments and feedback are very welcome.
Head injury: what you need to know
Serious brain injuries can take a lot of adjustment from the injured person and those around them. Stacy Williams explains the different effects that a head injury can cause.
Published Friday 24th August 2018
Is my child Gillick competent?
Medical Negligence Solictor Angela Curran explains the medical term “Gillick competence” and what it means for an under-18 year old's consent to treatment.
Published Friday 8th December 2017
What can Headway do for you?
Sinead McCracken explains how the charity Headway supports those affected by a serious brain injury.
Published Friday 20th October 2017
Advance Directive – Planning for your future care and treatment
A person may wish to plan for their future care should the time arise that they lose capacity. Sophie Allinson explains how this can be carried out with an advance…
Published Wednesday 24th May 2017
Deprivation of liberty and safeguarding the vulnerable
In the second part of her series of blogs, Sophie Allinson explores when a deprivation of liberty may occur, how they are authorised and the safeguards in place.
Published Thursday 13th April 2017
What is mental capacity and how are best interests determined?
In the first part of her three-part series of blogs, Trainee Solicitor Sophie Allinson explains what is meant by the phrases ‘Mental Capacity’ and the principle of 'Best Interests'.
Published Friday 10th March 2017