Warren Shackleton

Warren is the Litigation and Debt Recovery Lawyer for Network Homes Ltd having recently moved from Local Authority into the Housing sector. For the five years prior, Warren was a senior solicitor at Brent Council heading up the Financial Litigation Team. Warren has extensive experience in collecting Local Authority debts as well as advising over the broad range of law covering adults in care as well as the general practice of litigation and debt recovery. After qualifying as a South African Attorney and prior to coming to the UK, Warren began his post qualification legal career as general counsel for a travel security company.
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Securing and enforcing community care liabilities
Practice Note

This Practice Note covers considerations for a local authority seeking to take action to recover debts accrued by individuals provided with community residential and domiciliary care. It covers the law, practical considerations and prevention.

Other work

Checklist for preparing and securing deferred payment agreements

This Checklist provides a summary of the relevant law relating to deferred payment agreements (DPAs), when it is mandatory to grant them, choosing and setting up the DPA, executing the DPA and dealing with mandatory signatories who lack capacity, registering the agreement and storing originals after registration.

Checklist for prevention of accumulation of social care debt

This Checklist sets out suggested actions that a local authority can take in order to prevent the accumulation of social care debt by service users.

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