London Borough of Islington v AA & Ors

Mental Capacity Law Cases

London Borough of Islington v AA & Ors


Summary This judgment of Senior Judge Hilder does not lay down any new principles of law but is an interesting example of the decision on the facts balancing toleration of… Read more »

CategoryBest interests - P's wishes Date

P v G


Summary This was a case that was decided in May 2017, but only appeared on Bailli in February 2018.  P was an elderly lady who had cognitive impairments after suffering… Read more »

CategoryBest interests - P's wishes 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

An NHS Trust v CS (Termination of Pregnancy)


Summary A Hospital Trust made an application to the Court of Protection in respect of CS who was said to lack capacity, seeking an order that it would be in… Read more »

CategoryBest interests - P's wishes, Best interests - Medical treatment Date

Wye Valley NHS Trust v Mr B


Summary Peter Jackson J has made clear just how far along we have come on the journey to recognising the dangers of treating capacity as a cliff-edge off which one… Read more »

CategoryBest interests - P's wishes Date

Re G (TJ)


Summary: In this case, Morgan J had cause to consider whether a Deputy could be required to make payments from the funds administered on behalf of a Mrs G to… Read more »

CategoryBest interests - P's wishes, Deputies - Financial and property affairs Date

PCT v P, AH, & A Local Authority


Summary: Although this case was, in fact, decided some time ago (21.12.09), the judgment of Hedley J has only recently been made public. In this case (which was, in fact,… Read more »

CategoryMental capacity - Assessing capacity, Best interests - P's wishes, Best interests - Residence Date

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