Mental capacity law update – Weightmans

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Mental capacity law update – Weightmans


This seminar, hosted by Weightmans, will focus on a variety of topics in the world of mental capacity and health and social care law, with speakers from both Weightmans and… Read more »

CategoryNews, Seminars Author Adam Fullwood, Neil Allen Date

Mental Capacity Report – September 2019


Welcome to the September 2019 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: fluctuating capacity, and two important decisions on the… 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 – September 2019


In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: fluctuating capacity, and two important decisions on the scope of the inherent jurisdiction at the border of the MCA 2005. Click… 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 – September 2019


In the Property and Affairs Report: appointing a charitable trust corporation as a deputy and donating/tax-planning in PVS. Click here to download the Property and Affairs report For all of… Read more »

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

Practice and Procedure Report – September 2019


In the Practice and Procedure Report: procedure in medical treatment cases; disclosure from proceedings to the police; and an update from relevant associations. Click here for the Practice and Procedure… Read more »

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

Wider Context Report – September 2019


In the Wider Context Report: guidance on advance decisions and covert medication; alcohol, capacity and vulnerability; the FCA and vulnerable customers. Click here for the Wider Context Report For all… 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 – September 2019


In the Scotland Report: the Scott Review terms of reference; guardianship and (the failure of?) legal representation; and the apparent downgrading of the Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland. Click here… Read more »

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

Inherent Jurisdiction cases – Two Judgments Handed Down By Cobb J


In two judgments delivered today, 5 September, Cobb J has provided important clarification as to the limits of the inherent jurisdiction.  Further details and commentary will be provided in the… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Neil Allen, Alexander Ruck Keene Date

Mental Capacity Report – July 2019


Welcome to the July 2019 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: when to appoint welfare deputies, termination and best… 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 – July 2019


In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: when to appoint welfare deputies, termination and best interests, capacity in the context of sexual relations and birth arrangements, and the… Read more »

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

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