Guidance Note: Fluctuating Capacity in Context – December 2021

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Guidance Note: Fluctuating Capacity in Context – December 2021


Fluctuating capacity can be a difficult concept to apply. We provide guidance about it in our guidance note on capacity, available here. The purpose of this short note is to… Read more »

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Mental Capacity Report – December 2021


Welcome to the December 2021 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: the Supreme Court takes on capacity, learning to… Read more »

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

Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report – December 2021


In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: the Supreme Court takes on capacity, learning to learn, and capacity and illicit substances. Click here to download the HWDOL Report. For… Read more »

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

Practice and Procedure Report – December 2021


In the Practice and Procedure Report: the Court of Appeal’s concern about judicial visits, and reporting restrictions and accountability. 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, Nicola Kohn, Arianna Kelly, Rachel Sullivan, Stephanie David, Nyasha Weinberg Date

Wider Context Report – December 2021


In the Wider Context Report: Parole Board guidance on mental capacity, and how consumer law can help navigate care home dilemmas. Click here for the Wider Context Report. For all… Read more »

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

Mental Capacity Report: Scotland – December 2021


In the Scotland Report: In the Scotland Report: a truly shocking report of institutional inhumanity, and the extent of incapacitation under s.67 of the Adults with Incapacity Act 2000. Click… Read more »

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

Mental Capacity Guidance Note: Best Interests


This guidance note provides those who have to consider best interests with an overview of the relevant law and principles. Its focus is on: (a) how to apply the MCA… Read more »

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

Mental Capacity Guidance Note Assessment


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, Nicola Kohn, Arianna Kelly, Rachel Sullivan, Stephanie David, Nyasha Weinberg Date

Planning, Environment and Property Newsletter – November 2021


Welcome to the November issue of our Planning, Environment and Property newsletter. We decided to delay it slightly to pick up on COP26 and, as hoped, the final receipt of… Read more »

CategoryNewsletters Author Stephen Tromans QC, Marion Smith QC, Celina Colquhoun, Philippa Jackson, Joe-han Ho, Ruth Keating, Philippe Kuhn Date

Mental Capacity Report – November 2021


Welcome to the November 2021 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: the Sexual Offences Act, care workers, and paying… Read more »

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

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