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What is the scope of a local authority's obligations to provide accommodation?

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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 [2013] UKSC 27, [2013] All ER (D) 94 (May).

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Ben Stevens wins essay writing competion

General  |     |   by Creighton Partners

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.

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