Re Various applications concerning foreign representative powers

Re Various applications concerning foreign representative powers


Summary In this case, Senior Judge Hilder has returned to the somewhat complex issues that arise where an attorney seeks to use a power of representation granted in a foreign… 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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DXW v PXL


Summary In this case P suffered serious brain injuries whilst at work. These left him with severe cognitive and executive impairments. Apart from lacking litigation capacity, the evidence was clear… Read more »

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DL v LB Enfield


Summary In this case, a local authority respondent sought to challenge the jurisdiction of the Court of Protection in relation to s.21A applications, “to challenge what might colloquially be called… 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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BP v LB Harrow


Summary[1] This was a s.21A MCA 2005 application made on behalf of “P” who objected to being in a care home. He wanted to return to the family home, where… 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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North Yorkshire County Council v George Elliot


Summary Mr Elliott was the subject of a sexual harm prevention order preventing him from having contact with children under 16.  In circumstances that are not described in the judgment,… 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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A Local Authority v H


Summary This is the latest judgment concerning the life of H, for whom protective orders were previously made when she was 29 years old: A LA v H [2012] EWHC… Read more »

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