Supreme Court to consider power of parents to consent to interventions in relation to teenagers with impaired capacity

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Supreme Court to consider power of parents to consent to interventions in relation to teenagers with impaired capacity


The Supreme Court has granted permission to the Official Solicitor to appeal the decision in Re D [2017] EWCA 1695, in which the Court of Appeal held that a person… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Alexander Ruck Keene, Annabel Lee Date

Mental Capacity Report – July 2018


Welcome to the July 2018 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: an appreciation of Alastair Pitblado, the Mental Capacity… Read more »

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

Mental Capacity Report: Scotland – July 2018


In the Scotland Report: AWI consultation responses and Sandra McDonald reflects on her time as Public Guardian. Click here to download the Mental Capacity Report: Scotland For all of our… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Nicola Kohn Date

Wider Context Report – July 2018


In the Wider Context Report: Lady Hale on Cheshire West and the CRPD, Parliamentary debates and developments and a major Council of Europe report on attorneys and advance directives. Click… Read more »

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

Practice and Procedure Report – July 2018


In the Practice and Procedure Report: court fees reductions and when to join. Click here to download the Practice and Procedure Report.  For all of our reports, newsletters and cases… Read more »

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

Property and Affairs Report – July 2018


In the Property and Affairs Report: the OPG mediation pilot. Click here to download the Property and Affairs Report For all of our reports, newsletters and cases please visit our… Read more »

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

Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report – July 2018


In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: an appreciation of Alastair Pitblado, the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill, the Joint Committee on Human Rights considers DoLS reform and fluctuating… Read more »

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

Melissa Shipley successful in TCC adjudication enforcement


Melissa acted as sole counsel for the claimant in its successful application for summary judgment for over £2 million in Breyer Group PLC v Adam Michael Scaffolding Services (2018). To view the… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Melissa Shipley Date

Stephen Tromans QC to give evidence to Parliament on nuclear waste infrastructure


In his capacity as a member of the Government-appointed Committee on Radioactive Waste Management, Stephen Tromans QC will be giving oral evidence to the House of Commons Committee on Business,… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Stephen Tromans QC Date

Andrew Deakin appointed to Attorney General’s A Panel and Stephen Kosmin, Jack Holborn and Ben Tankel appointed to Attorney General’s B Panel


We are pleased to announce that Andrew Deakin has been appointed to the Attorney General’s A Panel of Junior Council and Stephen Kosmin, Jack Holborn and Ben Tankel have also… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Andrew Deakin, Jack Holborn, Benjamin Tankel, Stephen Kosmin Date

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