Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust v Verden and McClennan

Mental Capacity Law Cases

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust v Verden and McClennan


Summary This was the ex tempore judgement arising from an application made by Ms McLennan to vary the Reporting Restriction Order made in this case not to name the subject… Read more »

CategoryMedia - Anonymity, Media Date

V v Associated Newspapers & Ors


Summary In the sequel to the decision in C’s case, Charles J has considered afresh the Court of Protection’s approach to reporting restrictions orders, not least in light of the… Read more »

CategoryMedia - Anonymity, Media - Court reporting Date

Re DP; The Public Guardian v JM


Summary: In this appeal from one aspect of the decision of Senior Judge Lush in Re DP [2014] EWCOP B4 (the first decision reported under the new Practice Guidance on… Read more »

CategoryMedia - Anonymity Date

Press Association v Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals Foundation Trust


Summary: This is the follow up to a decision of Peter Jackson J [2014] EWCOP 454 relating to the question of whether it was lawful to withhold blood transfusions from… Read more »

CategoryMedia - Anonymity Date

Re Gladys Meek; Jones v Parkin & Ors


Summary: This case is the follow on from proceedings before Senior Judge Lush in April 2013, reported as Re GM, MJ & JM v The Public Guardian [2013] EWHC 2966;… Read more »

CategoryMedia - Anonymity Date

Westminster City Council v Manuela Sykes


Summary: Ms Manuela Sykes was by nature a fighter; a campaigner; a person of passion. Having been involved in many of the moral, political and ideological battles of the last… Read more »

CategoryBest interests - Residence, Media - Anonymity Date

P v Independent Print Ltd & Others


Summary The Official Solicitor appealed on behalf of P against an order made by Hedley J permitting the Independent newspaper to attend hearings in a welfare case in the Court… Read more »

CategoryMedia - Anonymity, Media - Court reporting, Article 8 ECHR - Media Date

W v M & S (Reporting Restriction Orders)


Summary: In this case, Baker J had to consider the power of the Court of Protection to impose reporting restrictions and the factors that it should take in to account… Read more »

CategoryMedia - Anonymity, Media - Court reporting, Article 8 ECHR - Media Date

London Borough of Hillingdon v Neary


Summary: This case concerned an application by journalists from a range of organisations to report details of the case of Steven Neary, a young autistic and learning disabled man who… Read more »

CategoryMedia - Anonymity, Media - Court reporting, Media - Private hearings Date

G v E, Manchester City Council & F


Summary: In a judgment that will be of particular interest to local authority solicitors, Baker J decided that it was appropriate to make public the name of the local authority… Read more »

CategoryMedia - Anonymity, Media - Court reporting, Media - Private hearings Date

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