The Public Guardian v CT and EY

Mental Capacity Law Cases

The Public Guardian v CT and EY


Rules 156 and 159 Court of Protection Rules 2007 provide for the general rule in property and affairs cases that costs come from P’s estate with rule 159 stating the… Read more »

CategoryCOP jurisdiction and powers - Costs, COP jurisdiction and powers Date

R(Worcestershire County Council) v Essex County Council


Short Note In R(Worcestershire County Council) v Essex County Council [2014] EWHC 3557 (Admin), HHJ David Cooke, sitting as a Deputy High Court judge, has held that the rationale for… Read more »

CategoryCOP jurisdiction and powers - Costs Date

BIM & Ors v MD


Short Note A further example of departure from the rule in property and affairs cases can be found in BIM & Ors v MD [2014] EWCOP 39.   The brother and sister-in-law… Read more »

CategoryCOP jurisdiction and powers - Costs Date

Re G (Adult) (Costs)


Summary: We have covered the previous episodes in this rather depressing story in earlier issues of our newsletter. In very summary form, the London Borough of Redbridge sought to take… Read more »

CategoryCOP jurisdiction and powers - Costs Date

JE (Jamaica) v SSHD


Summary: This is an important decision of the Court of Appeal upon CPR r.52.9A, a provision of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 brought in as of 1 April 2013 by… Read more »

CategoryCOP jurisdiction and powers - Costs Date

A Local Authority v ED


Summary: This case concerned ED, a young woman in her early 30’s. Litigation between the responsible local authority and her parents stretched back to 2007. After a 12-month stay, her… Read more »

CategoryCOP jurisdiction and powers - Costs Date

WBC v CP


Summary: With thanks to Sam Karim of Kings Chambers for bringing this to our attention, this costs decision relates to the case of Re C [2011] EWHC 1539 (Admin), which… Read more »

CategoryCOP jurisdiction and powers - Costs Date

An NHS Trust v D


Summary: This case concerned an application for a declaration that it was in D’s best interests to have life-sustaining medical treatment, in the form of artificial nutrition and hydration, withdrawn…. Read more »

CategoryCOP jurisdiction and powers - Costs, Best interests - Medical treatment, Medical treatment - Treatment withdrawal Date

Re JDS


Summary: Senior Judge Lush has recently handed down an important decision upon an application for a gift to be made to the parents of a young man awarded damages for… Read more »

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

London Borough of Hillingdon v Neary & another


Summary: Peter Jackson J has been busy recently. In addition to the costs judgment in the AH case discussed above, he has also handed down his costs judgment in the… Read more »

CategoryCOP jurisdiction and powers - Costs Date

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