Supreme Court to consider power of parents to consent to interventions in relation to teenagers with impaired capacity

Monthly Archives: 16th July 2018

Supreme Court to consider power of parents to consent to interventions in relation to teenagers with impaired capacity


The Supreme Court has granted permission to the Official Solicitor to appeal the decision in Re D [2017] EWCA 1695, in which the Court of Appeal held that a person… Read more »

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Peter Rees QC to chair a session at the CDR Autumn Litigation Symposium 2018


Peter Rees QC is to chair a session at the CDR Autumn Litigation Symposium 2018, which will take place at the Sofitel London St James on Thursday 20th September 2018…. Read more »

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Mental Capacity Report – July 2018


Welcome to the July 2018 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: an appreciation of Alastair Pitblado, the Mental Capacity… Read more »

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Mental Capacity Report: Scotland – July 2018


In the Scotland Report: AWI consultation responses and Sandra McDonald reflects on her time as Public Guardian. Click here to download the Mental Capacity Report: Scotland For all of our… Read more »

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Wider Context Report – July 2018


In the Wider Context Report: Lady Hale on Cheshire West and the CRPD, Parliamentary debates and developments and a major Council of Europe report on attorneys and advance directives. Click… Read more »

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Practice and Procedure Report – July 2018


In the Practice and Procedure Report: court fees reductions and when to join. Click here to download the Practice and Procedure Report.  For all of our reports, newsletters and cases… Read more »

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Property and Affairs Report – July 2018


In the Property and Affairs Report: the OPG mediation pilot. Click here to download the Property and Affairs Report For all of our reports, newsletters and cases please visit our… Read more »

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Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report – July 2018


In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: an appreciation of Alastair Pitblado, the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill, the Joint Committee on Human Rights considers DoLS reform and fluctuating… Read more »

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Melissa Shipley successful in TCC adjudication enforcement


Melissa acted as sole counsel for the claimant in its successful application for summary judgment for over £2 million in Breyer Group PLC v Adam Michael Scaffolding Services (2018). To view the… Read more »

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Stephen Tromans QC to give evidence to Parliament on nuclear waste infrastructure


In his capacity as a member of the Government-appointed Committee on Radioactive Waste Management, Stephen Tromans QC will be giving oral evidence to the House of Commons Committee on Business,… Read more »

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