A Healthcare, B NHS Trust v CC

A Healthcare, B NHS Trust v CC

Summary This case concerned a 34-year-old man (‘CC’) with psychotic depression, mixed personality disorder who was deaf, had diabetes and was detained under s.3 of the Mental Health Act 1983…. Read more »

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Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council v PR (No 2)

Summary This is the costs judgment arising from the substantive judgment in Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council v PR & Ors [2019] EWHC 2305, concerned with a 32 year old… Read more »

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London Borough of Croydon v CD

Summary The local authority brought a case before the court seeking orders to enable them to provide care to CD for his own protection. CD was not present at the… Read more »

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A City Council v LS, RE and KS (A Child)

Summary The issue in this case was whether the High Court had power under its inherent jurisdiction to authorise the deprivation of liberty of a 17-year-old who was at grave… Read more »

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Southend-on-Sea Borough Council v Meyers

Summary[1] This is the follow up to the permission decision of Baker LJ reported as Re BF, and represents the substantive hearing of the application before Hayden J for declarations… Read more »

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DM v Dorset County Council

Summary[1] This is a (relatively) rare decision about capacity to conduct proceedings.  It concerns an application for permission to appeal a determination of HHJ Dancey that a man, DM, lacked… Read more »

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A Local Authority v BF

Summary This case was an application for permission to appeal from an interim judgment of Hayden J concerning the difficult question of the nature and reach of the inherent jurisdiction… Read more »

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Whittaker v Hancock

The case provides clarification of the application of s.50 of the Administration of Justice Act 1985 (“the 1985 Act”) – the power of the High Court to substitute or remove… Read more »

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Re T (A Child)

The issue in this appeal was whether a lack of valid consent was a pre-requisite to the exercise of the inherent jurisdiction authorising the restriction of the liberty of a… Read more »

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LB Wandsworth v M & Ors

Summary In LB Wandsworth v M & Ors, Hayden J was faced with a significant problem in relation to a child about to turn 18.  The solution that he adopted,… Read more »

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