Melinda Giles is a partner at Giles Wilson LLP, and a member of the Private Client Section advisory committee. She is the Law Society Council member for the Section.
Melinda Giles talks about her career, her role as a member of the Private Client Section Council, and shares some good advice.
Melinda Giles and Fiona Heald outline the three main ways government will assist with care fees for a person going into care – through the local authority; NHS continuing healthcare; and section 117 funding – and explain when it is possible to claim, how to claim, and what is and what is not taken into account.
Knowing who your client is and balancing the need to act in their best interests with regulatory requirements around conflicts and confidentiality can be challenging when acting for elderly clients. Melinda Giles explains