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Success in Judicial Review Application of Homeless Client – Housing Solicitors for you

We recently acted for a client in an urgent application for Judicial Review to the High Court based on the failure of the Council to respond to our client’s homelessness application and even after service of the letter of claim putting them on notice of a Judicial Review. Following the filing of the urgent application …

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Lasting Powers of Attorney – The benefits of appointing a professional

Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) is a document which allows you (the donor) to appoint one or more people (the attorney(s) to make decisions in relation to your health and/or finances in the event that you lose mental capacity. It is essentially a way of giving someone you trust the legal authority to make important …

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Homeless people to be prioritised for vaccine in England and Wales

Homeless people will now be prioritised for a vaccine in England and Wales. Today, Matt Hancock, the Health Secretary, has now accepted advice from the JVCI ( Joint committee on vaccination and immunisation) that there should now be a consideration for homeless people to receive the vaccine as part of priority group of six. What …

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Government acted unlawfully in barring EU citizens from relying on ‘pre-settled status’ to access benefits, housing.

      Court of Appeal on 18th December 2020: The UK Government acted unlawfully in barring EU nations in the UK from relying on ‘pre-settled status’ to access benefits, housing. Fratila v Secretary of State for Work and Pension [2020] EWCA 1741 (18th December 2020). In 2019 the UK Government made emergency regulations, which …

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