M v Press Association

Mental Capacity Law Cases

M v Press Association


Summary This decision of Hayden J follows his judgment in M v Mrs N [2015] EWCOP 76.  To recap, Mrs N was profoundly impaired both physically and cognitively in consequence… Read more »

CategoryMedia - Court reporting Date

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v Miss G


Summary Miss G was in a permanently vegetative state as a result of a heart attack that caused irreversible hypoxic brain injury. She was being kept alive by means of… Read more »

CategoryMedia - Court reporting 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

Newcastle City Council v PV and Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority


Summary of Newcastle City Council v PV and Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority In this case, Senior Judge Lush had to decide various issues arising out of a large (just over £2.8… Read more »

CategoryMedia - Court reporting, COP jurisdiction and powers - Interface with personal injury proceedings Date

A Healthcare Trust v P


Summary of A Healthcare Trust v P This judgment addresses the question of what information can be provided to the press in a public medical treatment case in which an application… Read more »

CategoryMedia - Court reporting Date

London Borough of Redbridge v G, C & F (No. 2)


Summary: This is a sequel to a case that we reported in the February Mental Capacity Law newsletter. In February 2014, Russell J had to consider applications made by the… Read more »

CategoryMedia - Court reporting Date

In the matter of RB (Adult) (No 4)


Summary: In this case Munby LJ set out guidance in relation to the publication of judgments in cases heard under the inherent jurisdiction in the Family Division of the High… Read more »

CategoryMedia - Court reporting, COP jurisdiction and powers - Interface with inherent jurisdiction 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

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