Mental Health Act assessments should be in person and not remote

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Mental Health Act assessments should be in person and not remote


The Divisional Court made clear that assessments by doctors and AMHPs considering whether someone should be detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 should be in person face to face… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Fenella Morris QC Date

Treatment of Trans Children and Young People: Appeal


The Court of Appeal has granted permission to appeal on all grounds put forward by the appellant Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust in the case of R (Bell) v… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Fenella Morris QC, Nicola Kohn Date

When is a refusal by a 16 or 17 year old of treatment determinative?


Sir James Munby, sitting as a judge of the High Court, has considered in detail the question of whether refusal of life-sustaining treatment by those under 18 can be determinative.  … Read more »

CategoryNews Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Alexander Ruck Keene Date

Success in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 Rankings


Chambers is delighted that eleven members of Chambers have been ranked in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 Guide, released today, The members have been listed across all three practice… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Paul Darling OBE QC, Adrian Hughes QC, Charles Manzoni QC, Peter Rees QC, Marion Smith QC, David Bateson *, Jonathan Bellamy, Loretta Malintoppi (Rome), Ben Olbourne, David Hopkins, Denys Hickey Date

Rapid Response Guidance Note: Vaccination and Mental Capacity


The Court of Protection team has been asked to advise on a number of occasions as to the legal position in relation to vaccination for COVID-19. What follows is a… Read more »

CategoryNews, Newsletters Author Vikram Sachdeva QC, Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Neil Allen, Alexander Ruck Keene, Nicola Kohn Date

Rapid Response Guidance Note: Testing for Covid-19 and Mental Capacity


The Court of Protection team has been asked to advise on a number of occasions as to the legal position in relation to testing for COVID-19, especially as testing (a)… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Nicola Kohn Date

The EU/UK TCA: tax and customs (Timothy Lyons QC writes for Tax Journal)


The seven parts of the UK/EU trade and cooperation agreement create a new world for customs and tax lawyers which will exist alongside the Ireland/Northern Ireland Protocol. The institutional framework… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Timothy Lyons QC BL Advocaat/Avocat, Brussels Bar Date

Disciplinary tribunal, chaired by Lord Dyson, publishes report into allegations made by Financial Reporting Council against Deloitte


Lord Dyson chaired the disciplinary tribunal appointed by the Financial Reporting Council to investigate allegations made by the FRC against Deloitte and two of its former audit partners in relation… Read more »

CategoryNews Author The Rt. Hon. Lord Dyson Date

‘At Home Around the World’ – Episode 24


In the first episode of 2021, three Malaysians, women, lawyers, educated in the UK, and each having forged different paths, come together to talk about their common divide. Bringing 2020… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Swee Im Tan Date

New Update of ‘At home, around the World’


Episode 23 – In this episode of “At Home Around the World”, we focus on India. Steven Lim and Karishma Vora speak with Ila Kapoor and Raj Panchmatia about technology,… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Karishma Vora, Steven Lim Date

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