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Kirsty John

Chartered Legal Executive
Contact Number: 080 0652 5523

Kirsty John is a Chartered Legal Executive in the Nursing Care Department.

Kirsty has been specialising in this area since August 2014 and is regarded as an experienced and specialist member of the team in the niche area of NHS continuing healthcare funding. Kirsty has been successful in recovering the care home fees paid on behalf of a large number of families, who have incorrectly been responsible for the cost of their relatives care. Kirsty is experienced in challenging decisions of both Clinical Commissioning Groups and NHS England, following negative outcomes.

Kirsty also has considerable experience in assisting with Judicial Review claims against NHS England and Clinical Commissioning Groups following wholly unreasonable decisions.

Kirsty has represented clients in England and Wales in challenging both current and retrospective decisions to refuse NHS continuing healthcare funding to care home residence.

Expertise

  • NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding

Career History

  • Chartered Legal Executive at Hugh James in 2020
  • Senior Case Manager at Hugh James in 2016
  • Senior Paralegal at Hugh James in 2015
  • Paralegal at Hugh James in 2014

Education

  • University of Glamorgan
  • University of South Wales

What do you like to do outside of work?  I enjoy going for walks or going to the gym.

What do you love most about your job? Ensuring that a patient’s needs are accurately and fairly assessed, resulting in eligibility for funding.