CH v A Metropolitan Council

CH v A Metropolitan Council

Summary CH was born with Downs Syndrome and an associated learning difficulty. In 2010, he married his wife, WH, and they lived together in his parents’ home. They sought fertility… Read more »

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Essex County Council v RF & Ors

This judgment from District Judge Mort provides some useful guidance on the level of damages to be awarded in Court of Protection proceedings for unlawful detention. P was 91 year… Read more »

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A Local Authority v Mr & Mrs D

Summary: We report this case together A City Council v Mr and Mrs J (2013), as both cases concern damages settlements for breaches of Article 5 ECHR. We have previously… Read more »

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Dunhill v Burgin

Summary: The Claimant sought to have a compromise agreement into which she had entered declared void due to her having lacked litigation capacity at the time it was agreed. The… Read more »

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TTM v London Borough of Hackney & Others

Summary: By way of brief reference only, as it is a case concerning obligations under the MHA 1983, the recently decided case of TTM in which Alex Ruck Keene was… Read more »

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YA (F) v A Local Authority

Summary: The question of whether the Court of Protection has jurisdiction to award damages for breaches of the ECHR rights of P (or a family member of P) has been… Read more »

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