Re ACC, JDJ and HPP

Re ACC, JDJ and HPP


In these cases, three deputies brought applications concerning the extent to which the orders appointing them authorised expenditure of P’s estate in respect of getting legal advice and conducting proceedings… Read more »

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TQ v VT


This case concerns an application to be appointed personal welfare made by VT’s former professional care worker, TQ. It provides a salutary warning against poorly considered decision-making based on blanket… Read more »

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Re TWAH


 In this case the court considered an application by a trust corporation which was a registered charity (Allied Services Trust), a company limited by guarantee, to be appointed the deputy… Read more »

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Bashir v Bashir


Summary It is rare, but unfortunate, when a judge misdirects themselves as to the law, but in Bashir v Bashir, Master Clark did so in the context of a complicated… Read more »

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Re MJL


Summary In 2007, when P was 54, he suffered a cardiac arrest and fell into PVS. He had an estate of over £17 million and no dependents, and was cared… Read more »

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Re Lawson, Mottram and Hopton (appointment of personal welfare deputies)


Summary[1] The Vice-President of the Court of Protection, Hayden J, has outlined a set of principles to govern the appointment of personal welfare deputies. In Re Lawson, Mottram and Hopton… Read more »

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NKR & Usha Sood v The Thomson Snell and Passmore Trust Corporation Limited


Summary In this case P was a child with cerebral palsy with the consequence that he it was unlikely he would have capacity to manage his property and affairs when… Read more »

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EXB v FDZ


Summary[1] In this personal injury case, Foskett J had to grapple with a question that has apparently never been considered (or, more likely, never been the subject of a reported… Read more »

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London Borough of Enfield v Matrix Deputies Limited, DW, OM and the Public Guardian


Summary Senior Judge Hilder in this case decided various further issues arising from the discharge of a large number of deputyships held by Matrix Deputies Limited and its former employees… Read more »

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Re SH


Senior Judge Hilder in this case reviewed the appointment of office holder deputies in the case of a company set up by a local authority to take over parts of… Read more »

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