Mental Capacity Guidance Note Best Interests – April 2019

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Mental Capacity Guidance Note Best Interests – April 2019


The purpose of this document is to provide for social workers and those working in front-line clinical settings a brief overview of the law and principles relating to the assessment… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Annabel Lee, Nicola Kohn, Katherine Barnes, Stephanie David Date

Mental Capacity Guidance Note: A Brief Guide To Carrying Out Capacity Assessments – March 2019


This purpose of this document is to provide for social workers and those working in front-line clinical settings a brief overview of the law and principles relating to the assessment… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Annabel Lee, Nicola Kohn, Katherine Barnes Date

What Happens When A Solicitor Provides The Client With No Guidance As To Costs?


Simon Edwards represents a client in a successful claim to reduce a solicitor’s bill by over 75%. To see a synopsis of the case, please click here.

CategoryNews, Articles Author Simon Edwards Date

Interest and Part 36 offers: is Potter right? – Practical Law Dispute Resolution Blog (Simon Edwards)


CPR 36.2(3) provides that a Part 36 offer may be made in respect of the whole, or part of, or any issue that arises in, a claim. This is reflected in CPR 36.5(1)(d) which, in… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Simon Edwards Date

Personal Injury Newsletter – December 2015


This month’s Personal Injury newsletter covers the following: The granular development of vicarious liability Capacity in the context of litigation Striking out dishonest claims . . . or not Liability… Read more »

CategoryArticles, Newsletters Author William Norris QC, James Todd QC, Simon Edwards, Romilly Cummerson, Colin Thomann, Katharine Scott, Sadie Crapper, Quintin Fraser Date

Mental Capacity Law Newsletter: Scotland – December 2015


In the Scotland Newsletter: important amendments to the Education (Scotland) Bill, an important – and troubling – judicial review decision on ordinary residence in the cross-border context and guidance from… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Alexander Ruck Keene, Annabel Lee Date

Capacity outside the Court of Protection Newsletter – December 2015


In the Capacity outside the COP Newsletter: DNACPRs notices and capacity, a College of Police Consultation on Mental Health practice, a coroner fully grasping capacity, the inaugural UK Mental Disability… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Alexander Ruck Keene, Annabel Lee Date

Practice and Procedure Newsletter – December 2015


In the Practice and Procedure Newsletter: a very important decision on fact-finding (and when it is and is not necessary), and guidance – by analogy – from the Supreme Court… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Alexander Ruck Keene, Annabel Lee Date

Property and Affairs Newsletter – December 2015


In the Property and Affairs Newsletter: gratuitous care, conflicts of interest and the OPG’s new guidance on safeguarding. Download the Property and Affairs Newsletter. For all of our newsletters and… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Alexander Ruck Keene, Annabel Lee Date

Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Newsletter – December 2015


In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Newsletter: landmark best interests and capacity decisions in the medical treatment sphere, more on the cross-over between the MHA and the MCA,… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Alexander Ruck Keene, Annabel Lee Date

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