Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust v JF

Mental Capacity Law Cases

Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust v JF


Summary A 46 year old lady, N, had breast cancer, and had only a number of months to live.  Whilst in the taxi on the way to the hospital to… Read more »

CategoryBest interests - Contact Date

SR v a Local Authority


Summary A couple had been married for 58 years, and were devoted to each other.  The wife developed dementia.  She initially attended a day care centre whilst living at home,… Read more »

CategoryBest interests - Contact Date

N v A Local Authority


Summary This was a second s.21A challenge, the first being reported as Y County Council v ZZ [2012] EWCOP B34, where Moor J upheld the supervision arrangements. It concerned a… Read more »

CategoryBest interests - Contact, Article 5 ECHR - DOLS authorisations, Mental capacity - Contact Date

Mrs P v Rochdale Borough Council & Others


Summary Mrs P’s deprivation of liberty was authorised in a nursing home. By the time of the final hearing in the MCA section 21A proceedings, place of residence was not… Read more »

CategoryArticle 8 ECHR - Contact, Best interests - Contact, Best interests - P's wishes, Deputies - Financial and property affairs, Article 5 ECHR - DOLS authorisations Date

London Borough of Redbridge v G & Ors (No 4)


Summary: The unedifying saga of the Redbridge v G case that we have been reporting on in recent newsletters has come to an end for now at least, in the… Read more »

CategoryBest interests - Contact, Best interests - Residence Date

RC v CC & X Local Authority


Summary: With thanks to Adam Fullwood and Malcolm Chisholm for bringing this to our attention, this is an important decision on the approach to be adopted to the withholding of… Read more »

CategoryBest interests - Contact Date

RGB v Cwm Taf Health Board & Ors


Summary: Mr B applied for contact with his wife, Mrs B, who was 70 and suffered from very advanced Alzheimer’s disease. She had been in hospital since June 2012 but… Read more »

CategoryBest interests - Contact Date

PS v LP


Summary: In June 2008 LP left her husband, BP, and her family to live with PP. LP told the police that she had been subject to abuse and domestic violence… Read more »

CategoryBest interests - Contact Date

E & K v SB & JB


Summary: These proceedings are an example of a case in which an order making provision as to contact arrangements was backed with a penal notice and injunctions. E and K… Read more »

CategoryBest interests - Contact Date

LB Haringey v FG and Others (No.2)


Summary: Having determined that the relevant individual, HG, lacked the capacity to litigate and take relevant decisions as a preliminary issue in LB Haringey v FG and Others (No.1) [2011]… Read more »

CategoryBest interests - Contact, Best interests - Residence Date

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