CS v FB

Mental Capacity Law Cases

CS v FB


In this case, Mostyn J was confronted by what to do where it appeared that one of the parties to proceedings between parents concerning a child lacked capacity to conduct… Read more »

CategoryMental capacity - Litigation, Family (private law) Date

Re A No.2 (Children: Findings of Fact)


Summary The Court of Appeal has given important guidance, applicable by analogy, as to the approach to take to fact-finding hearings. The case concerned a second fact-finding hearing into the… Read more »

CategoryFamily (private law) Date

Barts NHS Foundation Trust v Begum and Raqeeb, and Raqeeb (by her children’s guardian)


Summary[1] This is the costs decision in the case concerning the medical treatment and best interests of Tafida Raqeeb, a five year old girl (‘Tafida’). We reported on the substantive… Read more »

CategoryFamily (private law), Family (public law) Date

In the matter of Nigel Baggaley (aka Nigel Quinlan)


Summary This case concerns the very unfortunate behavior of a McKenzie Friend. Mr Baggaley had acted as a McKenzie Friend on behalf of a father (in one case) and on… Read more »

CategoryFamily (private law) Date

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