Mental Capacity Report – February 2020

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Mental Capacity Report – February 2020


Welcome to the February 2020 Mental Capacity Report, which is, even by our standards, a bumper one. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty… 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 – February 2020


In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: a tribute to Mr E; fluctuating capacity; improperly resisting a deputy appointment; DoLS, BIAs and RPRs, and finding the right balance… Read more »

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

Property and Affairs Report – February 2020


In the Property and Affairs Report: the OPG, investigations and costs; e-filing for professional deputies, and a guest article about the National Will Register. Click here to download the Property… 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 – February 2020


In the Practice and Procedure Report: the Vice-President issues guidance on serious medical treatment; an important judgment on contingent declarations; the permission threshold; and disclosure to a non-party. 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

Wider Context Report – February 2020


In the Wider Context Report: brain death and the courts; deprivation of liberty and young people. Click here for the The Wider Context Report For all of our reports, newsletters… 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 – February 2020


In the Scotland Report: supplemental reports from the Independent Review of Learning Disability and Autism; the Scott review consults; and relevant cases and guidance. Click here for the Mental Capacity… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Simon Edwards, Nicola Greaney, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Annabel Lee, Nicola Kohn, Katherine Barnes Date

Transgender teens: High Court battle over young people’s right to access hormone blocking drugs


A former patient of the gender identity development service (‘GIDS’) at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust has joined a High Court bid to change the law on consent… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Fenella Morris QC, Nicola Kohn Date

Mental Capacity Report – December 2019


Welcome to the December 2019 Mental Capacity Report out 100th*. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: an important guest article from Inclusion… 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 – December 2019


In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: an important guest article from Inclusion London, and reflections from Tor and Alex on 100 issues. Click here to download 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

Property and Affairs Report – December 2019


In the Property and Affairs Report: a report of an interview with HHJ Hilder and deputyship refunds. Click here to download the Property and Affairs Report For all of our… 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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