Briefing Note in Respect of Local Authority Care Charging Policies following Judgment in R (SH) v Norfolk CC [2020]

Publish date: 15/11/2021

LLG have produced guidance following the High Court judgment on local authority care charging policies in R-v-Norfolk CC in respect of local authorities in England. Many questions have been raised following the High Court judgment in relation to both the impact of the judgement and the steps local authorities might wish to consider to minimise the risk of challenge. This guidance sets out what the judgement means, and the steps local authorities might wish to take as a result. This guidance is general in nature and must not be regarded as specific legal advice. Readers should take their own legal advice on the issues arising and any options being considered taking into account risk and local circumstance

Briefing Note - R (SH) v Norfolk CC [2020] EWHC 3436 (Admin)