Alex Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole and Annabel Lee appear before the first majority-female Supreme Court panel in the case of Birmingham City Council v D

Alex Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole and Annabel Lee appear before the first majority-female Supreme Court panel in the case of Birmingham City Council v D


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The Supreme Court will hear the Official Solicitor’s appeal in the case of Birmingham City Council v D, which concerns the ability of parents to give consent to the deprivation of liberty of their 16 and 17 year old children, and has implications generally for the care and treatment of young people and the scope of the Mental Capacity Act. Alex Ruck Keene and Annabel Lee (for the Official Solicitor) and Victoria Butler-Cole (for the Equality and Human Rights Commission) will appear before the first majority-female Supreme Court panel ever to sit.


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