LB Wandsworth v M & Ors

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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M v A Hospital


Summary[1] In M v A Hospital Peter Jackson J (giving one of his last judgments before his elevation to the Court of Appeal) has made clear his view that there… Read more »

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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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Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University LHB v RY and CP


Summary The central issue in this case was whether it remained in the best interests of a 81-year-old man, RY, to receive deep suctioning via a tracheostomy which the court… Read more »

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Re CA (Natural Delivery or Caesarean Section)


Summary This case concerned a 24 year old woman, CA, with a diagnosis of autism and a mild learning disability who, it was thought, had undergone some form of female… Read more »

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N v A Local Authority


Summary This was a second s.21A challenge, the first being reported as Y County Council v ZZ [2012] EWCOP B34, where Moor J upheld the supervision arrangements. It concerned a… Read more »

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AG v BMBC & Anor


Summary In this case, District Judge Bellamy has given some rare, and useful, clarification as to the seriousness of the consideration that must be given to the use of covert… Read more »

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Re QQ


Summary and comment In this case, Keehan J was concerned with the question of whether it was in the best interests of QQ, a young woman with a diagnosis of… Read more »

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WBC v Z and others


Summary This case concerned a 20 year old woman with Aspergers syndrome and an IQ in the range 70-75. In June 2014 the local authority where Z lived issued proceedings… Read more »

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CWM Taf University v M


Summary F was born in 1948. From 1993 onwards, she had significant liver failure caused by chronic abuse of alcohol. She had been admitted to hospital on a number of… Read more »

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