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A recent high profile case (Scarle v Scarle) has shown the importance of succession planning, particularly in cases of second marriages or cohabitation where a joint approach should be considered. The case involved the warring…
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The effects of an acquired brain injury (“ABI”) are truly multi-faceted, ranging from dysexecutive syndrome, neuro-behavioural issues, to more obvious physical disabilities. It is well known that mental health issues and conditions can arise from…
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Not everybody who has sustained a brain injury will be experiencing the same difficulties or challenges. We often see Clients with hidden effects of a brain injury and it may not be immediately obvious that…
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A baby in an incubator

It is not uncommon for minor health complications to arise during or following the birth – these often resolve quickly and require little or no treatment. However, some birth injuries may have life-changing consequences that…
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Mental Capacity Act - a brain injured man is supported by his carer as he grinds coffee beans

The Mental Capacity Act 2005 is legislation that was drawn up to empower and protect people who can’t make decisions for themselves. This legislation usually applies to anyone over the age of 16 who lacks…
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Neonatal hypoglycaemia

Neonatal hypoglycaemia is a condition where a newborn baby’s blood sugar falls to a very low level, which if not recognised, monitored and treated, can leave the child with permanent brain damage. We spoke recently…
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