Mental Capacity Report – June 2020

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Mental Capacity Report – June 2020


Welcome to the June 2020 Mental Capacity Report.  Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: the Court of Appeal presses the reset button… Read more »

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

Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report – June 2020


In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: the Court of Appeal presses the reset button in relation to capacity and sexual relations, and three difficult medical treatment decisions…. Read more »

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

Property and Affairs Report – June 2020


In the Property and Affairs Report: the impact of grief on testamentary capacity Click here to download the Property and Affairs Report. For all of our reports, newsletters and cases… Read more »

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

Practice and Procedure Report – June 2020


In the Practice and Procedure Report: a remote hearings update, and a pragmatic solution to questions of litigation capacity arising during the course of a case Click here for the… Read more »

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

Wider Context Report – June 2020


In the Wider Context Report: DoLS and the obligations of the state under Article 2 ECHR, the Parole Board and impaired capacity, and recent relevant case-law from the European Court… Read more »

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

Mental Capacity Report: Scotland – June 2020


In the Scotland Report: the interim report of the Scott Review critiqued. Click here for the Mental Capacity Report Scotland. For all of our reports, newsletters and cases please visit… Read more »

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

LGSCO outlines good administrative practice during the response to COVID-19


The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has responded to the COVID-19 crisis by suspending all its casework activity that would have demanded information or other action by organisations falling… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Alexander Ruck Keene Date

Parole Board has the power to appoint litigation friends


EG (by his litigation friend the OS) v 1) Parole Board; 2) SoS for Justice; & others [2020] EWHC 1457 (Admin) The High Court has found that the Parole Board… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Alexander Ruck Keene, Jack Holborn Date

Parole Board has the power to appoint litigation friends


EG (by his litigation friend the OS) v 1) Parole Board; 2) SoS for Justice; & others [2020] EWHC 1457 (Admin) The High Court has found that the Parole Board… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Alexander Ruck Keene, Jack Holborn Date

Advance decisions: getting it right?


The provisions relating to the existence, validity and applicability of advance decisions, and especially those relating to life-sustaining treatment, are some of the most important in the Mental Capacity Act… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Alexander Ruck Keene Date

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