BP v LB Harrow

Mental Capacity Law Cases

BP v LB Harrow


Summary[1] This was a s.21A MCA 2005 application made on behalf of “P” who objected to being in a care home. He wanted to return to the family home, where… Read more »

CategoryCOP jurisdiction and powers - Costs Date

LB Hounslow v A Father and A Mother


Summary The sound of toys leaving the judicial pram at high speed can be heard when reading the judgment in this decision on costs from DJ Eldergill, arising out of… Read more »

CategoryCOP jurisdiction and powers - Costs Date

London Borough of Harrow v AT & DT


Summary This judgment was handed down on 14 May 2018, but only appeared on Bailii some months thereafter.   They relate to proceedings were issued to seek court authorisation of the… Read more »

CategoryCOP jurisdiction and powers - Costs Date

TH v JH & Ors


Summary This was an application by the holder of an EPA for retrospective approval of gifts and payments for voluntary care. P at the time of the application was 95… Read more »

CategoryCOP jurisdiction and powers - Costs, Gifts, Best interests - Property and affairs, - Interface with civil proceedings Date

Public Guardian v Matrix Deputies Limited and London Borough of Enfield


Summary In this case the Public Guardian made applications in respect of the deputyships (some 44) of Matrix Deputies Limited (and 2 of its former employees). The Public Guardian sought… Read more »

CategoryCOP jurisdiction and powers - Costs, Deputies - Financial and property affairs Date

MR v (1) SR (by her litigation friend the OS) (2) Bury Clinical Commissioning Group


Summary This is a short judgment from Hayden J on the issue of costs arising from Re N [2015] EWCOP 76 (a medical treatment case to decide whether it was… Read more »

CategoryCOP jurisdiction and powers - Costs Date

RS v LCC & Ors


Summary Somewhat surprisingly, the question of the responsibility of NHS bodies/local authorities to provide s.49 MCA reports at no cost to the parties has not been the subject of a… Read more »

CategoryCOP jurisdiction and powers - Costs Date

Re H, on the application of F and M


Summary and Comment In this case P’s parents applied to be appointed as P’s deputies for welfare and property and affairs. They also applied for the appointment of successive deputies… Read more »

CategoryCOP jurisdiction and powers - Costs, Lasting Powers of Attorney - Revocation Date

In the matter of G (An Adult) by her litigation friend, the Official Solicitor


Summary This case is the latest episode in the notorious Redbridge saga and concerns the issue of costs. The Official Solicitor (OS) appealed against a costs order made by the… Read more »

CategoryCOP jurisdiction and powers - Costs Date

Somerset County Council v MK & Ors


Summary This is the costs decision following judgment on the substantive issues in the earlier case of MK v Somerset County Council [2014] EWCOP 25 which we reported in our… Read more »

CategoryCOP jurisdiction and powers - Costs Date

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