Article Category: Elderly, Care & Mental Capacity – Latest News

New Recruits at SAS Daniels

We are extremely excited to welcome new recruits to the firm. Carly Borne has taken up the role of solicitor in the Dispute Resolution team, based at the Stockport office. She joins from DWF and has vast experience in commercial dispute resolution involving contract disputes, partnership disputes and professional negligence. Matthew Canfield has been appointed… Read more »

Macclesfield Solicitor Warns Of Looming Incapacity Crisis

Macclesfield law firm SAS Daniels LLP is supporting a national campaign from Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE), as it warns of a looming incapacity crisis. According to a new report, local residents are amongst those found to be leaving medical and care preferences to chance. The study found 96% of people in the North West… Read more »

Seven Promotions As Law Firm Retains The Region’s Best Legal Talent

Cheshire law firm, SAS Daniels LLP, has made a number of promotions as part of its growth and development strategy. With the North West being the largest legal hub outside of London, the area attracts the highest calibre legal talent. With so many opportunities for career seekers and firms working to recruit the best, SAS… Read more »

Cheshire Solicitor Warns Care Staffing Crisis Is Impacting The Region

A recent report from the National Audit Office (NAO) has revealed that the number of people working in the care industry isn’t meeting the UK’s growing demand, especially with the country’s ageing population. It’s believed a combination of low wages, staff being undervalued and poor career progression are causing an unsustainable care industry, both for… Read more »

Local Solicitor Defends Lasting Powers Of Attorney

Justine Clowes, Partner and Head of the Personal Law team at leading Cheshire law firm SAS Daniels LLP has defended Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) after Denzil Lush, the former Senior Judge of the Court of Protection, warned they may leave elderly people open to abuse. An LPA is a powerful legal document that allows… Read more »

Downsizing Dilemma

Downsizing or moving to a smaller property can be the ideal solution for older people who are looking to preserve their independence or to unlock the value of a larger home. Whilst this can bring conflicting emotions there are also significant benefits to be enjoyed such as cheaper overheads, reduced maintenance, less restrictions on mobility… Read more »

Tax Planning Expert Joins SAS Daniels’ Growing Personal Law Team

Leading Cheshire law firm SAS Daniels LLP has made a second appointment to its Personal Law team this year as it looks to expand its service offering. Victoria Timothy, who will be based at the firm’s Stockport office, is the latest recruit to the Personal Law team and joins as an Associate Solicitor from London-based… Read more »