PH and RH v Brighton and Hove City Council & Oths

Mental Capacity Law Cases

PH and RH v Brighton and Hove City Council & Oths


Summary On 23 November 2021, Senior Judge Hilder gave judgment on an application made by the BBC and Sky to disapply the reporting restrictions in proceedings relating to Tony Hickmott… Read more »

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

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust v Namiq (RRO)


This is the judgment made in relation to the application for a reporting restriction order (RRO) in the Midrar Nadiq case, noted in the Wider Context report. Lieven J had… Read more »

CategoryMedia - Court reporting, Media Date

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

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

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