Mental Capacity Guidance Note: Relevant Information for Different Categories of Decision

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Mental Capacity Guidance Note: Relevant Information for Different Categories of Decision


This guidance note sits alongside our guidance note on carrying out and recording capacity assessments, and is designed to assist social workers and those working in frontline clinical settings when… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Victoria Butler-Cole KC, Alex Ruck Keene KC (Hon), Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Annabel Lee, Nicola Kohn Date

Mental Capacity Guidance Note – Inherent Jurisdiction


This guidance note provides for social workers and those working in front-line settings an overview of the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court as it applies to adults. It sets… Read more »

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Re-visiting EU Discrimination on Grounds of Nationality, Direct Taxation and the Court of Justice (British Tax Review)


This material was first published by Thomson Reuters, trading as Sweet & Maxwell, 5 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AQ, in the British Tax Review as “Re-visiting EU Discrimination… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Timothy Lyons KC BL Advocaat/Avocat, Brussels Bar Date

Judicial Deprivation Liberty Authorisations


This guide provides guidance as to the process for applying for judicial authorisation of deprivation of liberty, including the requirements set down in the COP DOL11 form.  It was last… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Victoria Butler-Cole KC, Alex Ruck Keene KC (Hon), Neil Allen Date

Indemnity Costs for Disproportionate Application to Strike Out Witness Evidence (Curtiss and others v Zurich Insurance plc)


Dispute Resolution analysis:  Judge Keyser QC (sitting as a High Court judge) has given a warning to practitioners who seek to make inappropriate applications to strike out witness evidence prepared… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author James Bradford Date

Deprivations of Liberty of 16- and 17-year-olds: Important new judgment from the Court of Protection


Bolton Council v KL [2022] EWCOP 24 (21 June 2022) (HHJ Hilder) Francesca Gardner and Arianna Kelly appeared in an important case from Senior Judge Hilder on how the Court… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Francesca Gardner, Arianna Kelly Date

Federal Republic of Nigeria v JPMorgan Chase Bank NA – the Quincecare saga continues


On 14 June 2022, Cockerill J handed down her much-anticipated judgment in the trial of the claim by the Federal Republic of Nigeria (the “FRN”) against JPMorgan Chase Bank NA… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Anna Lintner, Philippe Kuhn Date

Quincecare in the Privy Council: Royal Bank of Scotland International Ltd v JP SPC 4 and another (Isle of Man) [2022] UKPC 18


On 12 May 2022 the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council handed down judgment in Royal Bank of Scotland International Ltd v JP SPC 4 and another (Isle of Man) [2022] UKPC… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Anna Lintner, Philippe Kuhn Date

Residential building disputes: Reform


In a previous post, I referred to my recent instruction representing the Defendant in a hard-fought five-day trial in Manchester (before HHJ Stephen Davies) featuring five fact witnesses, eight expert witnesses,… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Joe-han Ho Date

Energy Infrastructure and Disputes (1): When is power generation, a waste process?


In the first of a three-part series, Juan Lopez considers some important questions which are increasingly arising for energy generation infrastructure – and in particular, the energy-from-waste sector – in the context… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Juan Lopez Date

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