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

Mental Capacity Report – June 2018


Welcome to the June 2018 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: a rare appellate level decision considering best interests… 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 – June 2018


In the Scotland Report: a new Public Guardian and the MWC is cautious about attorneys consenting to restrictions on liberty. Click here to download the Mental Capacity Report: Scotland.  For… Read more »

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

The Wider Context Report – June 2018


In the Wider Context Report: the National Mental Capacity Forum reports, and an important Strasbourg re-cap of the principles applying to capacity. Click here to download the Wider Context Report. … Read more »

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

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