Public Guardian v Matrix Deputies Limited and London Borough of Enfield

Mental Capacity Law Cases

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

Re M


Summary In this rather odd case, HHJ Purle QC had to consider whether he should order part of a bond held by E (the mother and deputy of M, the… Read more »

CategoryDeputies - Financial and property affairs Date

The Friendly Trust’s Bulk Application


Summary In this case the District Judge had to consider a “bulk application” for approval (retrospective and prospective) of its charges for deputyship functions. The long and impressively detailed judgment… Read more »

CategoryDeputies - Financial and property affairs 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

Staffordshire CC v SRK & ors


Summary SRK acquired a brain injury following a road traffic accident, necessitating 24-hour care. The compensation funded the purchase of an adapted bungalow and his care regime. The effects of… Read more »

CategoryArticle 5 ECHR - Deprivation of liberty, Deputies - Financial and property affairs, Deputies - Welfare matters, Article 5 ECHR - DOLS authorisations Date

PVJ v CICA


Summary This was P’s appeal against part of the order of Senior Judge Lush [2015] EWCOP 22 (see our earlier report here). In this case P was the victim of… Read more »

CategoryDeputies - Financial and property affairs Date

Re RP Z


In this case the Senior Judge had to consider who to appoint as P’s deputy in circumstances where there was conflict between the children of P’s first marriage (the respondents)… Read more »

CategoryDeputies - Financial and property affairs Date

Re WP and EP


Summary In this case the Senior Judge had to consider whether to give retrospective approval to attorneys (two of Ps’ children) under an EPA who had paid themselves (and their… Read more »

CategoryDeputies - Financial and property affairs Date

Re JW


Summary In this case Senior Judge Lush had to consider the issue of who should be P’s deputy, P’s son or the local authority authorised officer. The local authority authorised… Read more »

CategoryDeputies - Financial and property affairs, Best interests - Property and affairs Date

DGP Law v DGHP & Ors


Summary The proceedings concerned an elderly lady, Doreen, who suffered from dementia. She had been residing in a care home since May 2013. Her daughter lived in the United States… Read more »

CategoryDeputies - Financial and property affairs Date

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