Rapid Response Guidance Note: Local Authority Powers to accommodate those without recourse to public funds and/ or not lawfully present in the UK in response to Omicron Covid-19 variant

Monthly Archives: 29th December 2021

Rapid Response Guidance Note: Local Authority Powers to accommodate those without recourse to public funds and/ or not lawfully present in the UK in response to Omicron Covid-19 variant


On 20 December 2021 the Minister for Rough Sleeping and Housing wrote to all Local Authority Chief Executives [1] under the heading “Protect and Vaccinate – rough sleeping response to… Read more »

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David Bradly appointed as Queen’s Counsel and Alexander Ruck Keene as Honorary Queen’s Counsel


We are delighted to announce that David Bradly will be appointed as Queen’s Counsel and Alexander Ruck Keene as Honorary Queen’s Counsel, on 21 March 2022 following the appointment ceremony by… Read more »

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Adapting to the unadaptable?


The second of the four COP26 goals was to ‘adapt to protect communities and natural habitats’. The goal identified two particular tasks: (i) protect and restore ecosystems, and (ii) build… Read more »

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Change Around the Corner? The Law Commission’s Review of the Arbitration Act 1996


In news that will no doubt be at the forefront of many practitioners’ minds, the Law Commission has recently announced that it plans to review the Arbitration Act 1996 with… Read more »

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Guidance Note: Fluctuating Capacity in Context – December 2021


Fluctuating capacity can be a difficult concept to apply. We provide guidance about it in our guidance note on capacity, available here. The purpose of this short note is to… Read more »

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Mental Capacity Report – December 2021


Welcome to the December 2021 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: the Supreme Court takes on capacity, learning to… Read more »

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Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report – December 2021


In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: the Supreme Court takes on capacity, learning to learn, and capacity and illicit substances. Click here to download the HWDOL Report. For… Read more »

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Practice and Procedure Report – December 2021


In the Practice and Procedure Report: the Court of Appeal’s concern about judicial visits, and reporting restrictions and accountability. Click here for the Practice and Procedure Report. For all of… Read more »

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Wider Context Report – December 2021


In the Wider Context Report: Parole Board guidance on mental capacity, and how consumer law can help navigate care home dilemmas. Click here for the Wider Context Report. For all… Read more »

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Mental Capacity Report: Scotland – December 2021


In the Scotland Report: In the Scotland Report: a truly shocking report of institutional inhumanity, and the extent of incapacitation under s.67 of the Adults with Incapacity Act 2000. Click… Read more »

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