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#FreeBritney - How do Conservatorships in the US compare with the UK jurisdiction?
  • 29.04.2021
  • SamanthaSpain
  • Court-of-Protection
  • court of protection financial deputy deputy property and affairs deputy conservatorship deputyship Britney Spears conservator
Following the news that Britney Spears is set to address the Court regarding her conservatorship at a June hearing, Court of Protection solicitor here at PRD, Samantha Spain, discusses in our latest blog how US law appointing conservators compares with UK Legislation. Read the rest of this post...
International Women's Day 2021
Britney Spears, conservatorships and the nuanced world of hidden disabilities
  • 14.02.2021
  • JessicaMG
  • Court-of-Protection
  • court of protection deputy conservatorship deputyship mental capacity
The recent news reports on Britney Spears that follow the "Framing Britney Spears" documentary highlight the nuanced world of hidden disabilities. Our Mark Wilding, solicitor in our Court of Protection team, comments here. Read the rest of this post...
BBC investigation reveals 'shocking' blue badge scheme disparities
A BBC investigation has found that people with non-visible disabilities - such as autism or Parkinson's disease - face a "shocking disparity" when applying for a blue badge parking permit compared to their counterparts with physical impairments. Our Ruth Wright comments here. Read the rest of this post...
Covid Update: January 2021
See here for the latest Covid update from the firm. Read the rest of this post...
The Brain Charity launches Christmas appeal to help those with neurological conditions
Liverpool based charity The Brain Charity has launched its first ever Christmas appeal to raise funds to support the one in six people who live with neurological conditions.  Read the rest of this post...
ABI Week 2020: Headway highlight the devastating impact of memory loss
The brain injury charity Headway has released an emotional animation to mark the start of Action for Brain Injury Week 2020 (28 Sep - 4 Oct), which highlights the complex and devastating effects of memory loss and the UK-wide support available to those affected following a brain injury. Read the rest of this post...
Potter Rees Dolan appoints three new solicitors
We are thrilled to announce Potter Rees Dolan has recently appointed three new solicitors. The appointments come following an exciting year for the firm – in which new office space was acquired to accommodate growing staff numbers and record settlements were achieved for our seriously injured clients. Read the rest of this post...
Becoming a lawyer the hard way: how to succeed in law despite an unconventional education
Hannah Bottomley, a clinical negligence solicitor here at Potter Rees Dolan, has been able to build a hugely successful career despite an unconventional route into law, and has chosen to share her experiences in order to highlight the full range of options and opportunities that may be available to students in the same position. Read on for more... Read the rest of this post...
The Cabinet Office's Disability Unit has launched a Regional Stakeholder Network to help create a better picture of the lived experience of disabled people in England. Read the rest of this post...

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