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GN Law Media: Year (2015)

Adoption and Europe

16 September 2015

Following on from Donald Galbraith’s informative video about Adoption, Sally Wilkes has a closer look at the recent case law concerning Adoption and European Law. 

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Receptionist Wanted

12 August 2015

A superb opportunity has arisen for a receptionist with excellent organisational skills to join the team at GN Law.

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Adoption

22 July 2015

In our new video series from our Family and Divorce Law Team Donald Galbraith explains adoption. 

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Social care is at a crossroads

5 June 2015

The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) has prepared a report on budget cuts for this year. ADASS calls on the government to “protect essential care and support services to our most vulnerable citizen”.

 

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Mapping The Manifestos - Health & Social Care

3 May 2015

What are the political parties' plans for the health and social care sector should they be elected? Maria Nicholas, director and solicitor at Guile Nicholas, explores the pledges of the major parties in an interview with Lexis Nexis.

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Pre-Hearing Examinations – A Patient’s Choice

1 May 2015

Patients who are detained under the Mental Health Act and apply to the First-tier Tribunal (Mental Health) may undergo a pre-hearing examination.  The examination is conducted by the Tribunal doctor who interviews the patient and also reviews the patient’s medical records.

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Wyatt and Vince

31 March 2015

Following the widespread coverage of the Supreme Court decision in Wyatt and Vince, many people, both practitioners and clients alike, have been left with questions about the impact of the case on matrimonial financial proceedings.

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Mental Health - Time to talk

13 February 2015

February 5th 2015 was ‘Time to Talk day’.  This was a campaign set up by ‘Time to Change’ which is led by charities including MIND and Rethink Mental Illness. 

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Winterbourne View: two years on

5 February 2015

On 29 January 2015, the Department of Health published a report on what progress has been made against tackling abuse of the vulnerable and elderly following the horrendous situation uncovered at Winterbourne View care home in 2012. The question is, has any real progress been made?

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Access to Justice?

19 January 2015

Legal aid application process ‘functions as a barrier to access,’ says President of the Family Division.

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