Rapid Response Guidance Note: Vaccination and Mental Capacity

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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

Mental Capacity Report – June 2021


Welcome to the June 2021 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: substance over form in DoLS authorisations, complex questions… Read more »

CategoryNewsletters Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Annabel Lee, Nicola Kohn, Arianna Kelly, Rachel Sullivan, Stephanie David Date

Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report – June 2021


In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: substance over form in DoLS authorisations, complex questions of coercion in medical treatment, and the limits of fluctuating capacity in the… Read more »

CategoryNewsletters Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Annabel Lee, Nicola Kohn, Arianna Kelly, Rachel Sullivan, Stephanie David Date

Property and Affairs Report – June 2021


In the Property and Affairs Report: a brisk dismissal of an attempt to appeal a judgment of Senior Judge Hilder about charging by a deputy, and easy read guides to… Read more »

CategoryNewsletters Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Annabel Lee, Nicola Kohn, Arianna Kelly, Rachel Sullivan, Stephanie David Date

Practice and Procedure Report – June 2021


In the Practice and Procedure Report: an important rapid consultation on hearings and the judicial view of remote hearings. Click here for the Practice and Procedure Report. For all of… Read more »

CategoryNewsletters Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Annabel Lee, Nicola Kohn, Arianna Kelly, Rachel Sullivan, Stephanie David Date

Wider Context Report – June 2021


In the Wider Context Report: the CPR responds to vulnerability, strengthening the right to independent living, capacity in the rear view mirror and the ECHR and the CRPD at loggerheads…. Read more »

CategoryNewsletters Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Annabel Lee, Nicola Kohn, Arianna Kelly, Rachel Sullivan, Stephanie David Date

Mental Capacity Report: Scotland – June 2021


In the Scotland Report: the Mental Welfare Commission on hospital discharges, change at Scottish Government (but how much) and welfare guardianships and deprivation of liberty. Click here for the Mental… Read more »

CategoryNewsletters Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Annabel Lee, Nicola Kohn, Arianna Kelly, Rachel Sullivan, Stephanie David Date

Planning, Environment and Property Newsletter – 10th June 2021


Welcome to the latest edition of our Planning, Environment and Property newsletter.  This edition highlights two interesting cases with a heritage slant.  First, Richard Harwood QC considers R (Kinsey) v… Read more »

CategoryNewsletters Author Richard Harwood OBE QC, Jonathan Darby, Stephanie David Date

Guidance Note: Relevant Information for Different Categories of Decisions – May 2021


This guidance note sits alongside our guidance note on carrying out and recording capacity assessments, and is designed to assist social workers and those working in frontline clinical settings when… Read more »

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

Mental Capacity Guidance Note: Capacity Assessment – May 2021


This purpose of this document is to provide for social workers and those working in front-line clinical settings an overview of the law and principles relating to the assessment of… Read more »

CategoryNews, Newsletters 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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