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Did you apply to register a Lasting Power of Attorney or Enduring Power of Attorney between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2017?

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Did you apply to register a Lasting Power of Attorney or Enduring Power of Attorney between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2017? If so, you could be one of almost two million people in England and Wales who are entitled to claim part of your application fee...

Celebrating excellence in the personal injury sector

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This week we celebrate the professional excellence of individuals and organisations working across the personal injury claims sector at the Eclipse Proclaim Personal Injury Awards 2017. We are delighted to be sponsoring the ‘Young Achiever...

Sleep Walking for Cerebra

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Last night I joined a fantastic crowd of supporters to ascend Pen-Y-Fan to raise money for the Cerebra Sleep Service. Setting off from home at 5.30 pm yesterday afternoon I was ready for a gentle amble in the sunshine. Arriving at the foot of...

Christine attends ball to celebrate SIA's work

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Hyphen law’s Christine Bunting to join carnival themed ball to celebrate Spinal Injury Association Lancashire County Cricket Club will be transformed into a colourful Rio-themed carnival next week at the Spinal Injury Association ’s (SIA)...

Court of Protection event

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Yesterday evening I had the privilege of representing Cerebra at the Barclays Wealth Court of Protection event at the Soho Hotel London. Thank you to Richard McGregor and the rest of the Court of Protection team for giving me the opportunity to...

Supreme Court comes to unanimous decision

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An interesting outcome to the challenge mounted by the family of Cameron Mathieson against the policy of the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) to withdraw Disability Living Allowance ( DLA ) payments for their son whose stay in hospital exceeded 84 days...

Chris dives 15,000ft with Red Devil in aid of Cerebra

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If you’re going to jump out of an aeroplane and descend free-fall for two miles at 120mph then there has to be a good reason. For me, that reason was Cerebra ! When Gareth Owens (Development Officer) mentioned the idea of...

Spotlight on brain injury case management

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If you or a loved one is unfortunate enough to suffer a severe injury, such as a brain injury, getting the right level of support and advice in relation to care and support will be a vital part of the recovery and rehabilitation process. Brain injury...

Expertise plays key role in landmark clinical negligence case

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Christine Bunting, Director of Deputyships at Hyphen Law, the specialist Court of Protection deputyships services firm, recently played a key role in relation to Court of Protection costs in the landmark Robshaw v United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust...

Work experience pupils join Hyphen Law for the day

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I participate in the Inspiring the Future Scheme which connects state schools and colleges with employers and people from the world of work. In April I went to talk to the pupils of the Crypt School...

An Addition to your Calendar

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Chaired by Chris Bunting, Director of Hyphen Law. This FREE event will be of interest to all Personal Injury Lawyers...

Office of The Public Guardian- review

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The outcome of OPG’s fundamental review of supervision has recently been published. It identifies ways in which the OPG can improve the protection it affords to those lacking capacity through the supervision and support it...

Court of Protection Deputyship...

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...The duty to invest wisely and tell the tax man! Historically, money belonging to a person who lacked the capacity to look after those funds was frequently held in the Court Funds Office (CFO). This offered a safe government- backed account paying a...

Making the most of your personal injury compensation

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You’ve been told that you’re entitled to compensation for your injury which is good news but you may find that, without some early planning, your award could bring some unnecessary and unwelcome financial consequences. How might my...

Cerebra 2014 Research Conference

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Owen Alexander of Firefly kindly demonstrating the “ Upsee” at yesterdays annual Cerebra conference. This fantastic product enables children with a motor impairment to “Step Out” with the aid of an adult. Thank you Owen and good luck...

Tuesday 7th October

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We are delighted to be attending and sponsoring the annual Cerebra Conference at the Royal Society of Medicine, London. The event is focussed on accessing decent services and support for children with complex needs and their...

Have you thought about capacity?

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Hyphen Law is a specialist law firm dealing only with Property and Affairs Deputyships and Personal Injury Trusts for clients who have suffered catastrophic injuries. If you are pursuing a claim for compensation, the question to ask at an early stage is:...

Counting the cost of Deputyships

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The one certainty about deputyship costs for a brain injured client is that its never a case of “one size fits all”. Predicting future Deputyship Costs for your client requires careful consideration. Has the Mental Capacity Act led to an...