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Bates Legal Updates

2023 and Covid-19

Throughout the pandemic Bates Solicitors continued to deliver HIGH QUALITY LEGAL SERVICES to our existing and new clients. Bates Solicitors Covid-19 health and safety policies have varied in accordance with current Government advice. We do, however, remain cautious in order to protect everyone including our elderly and vulnerable Clients and our Staff.

Organ Donation – Human Tissue Act 2004

    In response to a recent enquiry from a client, Tessa Shellens sets out below the current position regarding organ donation in England and Wales. “In terms of donation of an organ at death, the current law was clarified by the Human Tissue Act 2004 (albeit it has been recently amended in Wales under the devolved powers).