Re Various Lasting Powers of Attorney

Mental Capacity Law Cases

Re Various Lasting Powers of Attorney


Summary In this case the Public Guardian brought to the court various LPAs that had been submitted for registration but in respect of which there were concerns as to the… Read more »

CategoryGifts - Gifts, Gifts, Lasting Powers of Attorney 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

The Public Guardian’s Severance Applications


Summary In a series of cases noted on Bailli as The Public Guardian’s Severance Applications [2017] EWCOP 10, District Judge Eldergill made various rulings on applications made by the Public… Read more »

CategoryLasting Powers of Attorney - Revocation, Gifts - Gifts, - Severance Date

Re AK (Gift Application)


Summary: This case considered whether a substantial gift (£150,000) should be made from the damages award of an eleven-year-old boy to his parents. Senior Judge Lush began by noting that,… Read more »

CategoryGifts - Gifts Date

Re Joan Treadwell (Deceased)


Summary: This was an application by the Public Guardian to enforce a security bond in respect of unauthorised gifts made by the late Mrs Joan Treadwell’s deputy for property and… Read more »

CategoryGifts - Gifts Date

Futter & Ors v HMRC; Pitt & Ors v HMRC


Summary: Chancery practitioners will be busy for years assessing the impact of the Supreme Court’s conjoined decisions in the appeals of Futter and Pitt, and, in particular, considering the impact… Read more »

CategoryGifts - Gifts Date

Re GM


Summary: The case concerned an application by two joint financial deputies for the retrospective approval of gifts they had made to charities and to themselves and their relations, on behalf… Read more »

CategoryDeputies - Financial and property affairs, Gifts - Gifts 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

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