The Supreme Court handed down a crucially significant decision which clarifies the law in relation to the scope of the obligation of local authorities to provide accommodation under the National Assistance Act 1948, s 21(1)(a). Sheetal Shah, solicitor at Creighton & Partners, which was instructed for the respondent local authority, discusses the impact of the decision in SL v Westminster City Council  UKSC 27,  All ER (D) 94 (May).
Ben Stevens, a paralegal in out Care Department at Creighton & Partners, has won an essay writing competition with Young Lawyer legal magazine. His article will be published in September and will appear on our website
Ben's prize for winning is a free place on the Legal Practice Course at the University of the West of England.