Practice and Procedure

Practice and Procedure Report - May 2024

In the Practice and Procedure Report: when you can remove deputies, and publishing judgments in serious medical treatment and closed material procedure cases. For all of our reports, newsletters and cases please visit our Mental Capacity Law Resourc... Read more  

Practice and Procedure Report - April 2024

In the Practice and Procedure Report: three amended Practice Directions, when (and why) should the judge visit P and fact-finding in the Court of Protection. For all of our reports, newsletters and cases please visit our Mental Capacity Law Resource... Read more  

Practice and Procedure Report - March 2024

In the Practice and Procedure Report: when it is necessary to go to court in serious medical treatment cases, and a Scottish cross-border problem. For all of our reports, newsletters and cases please visit our Mental Capacity Law Resource Centre. Cl... Read more  

Practice and Procedure Report - February 2024

In the Practice and Procedure Report: medical evidence, mental disorder and deprivation of liberty, and the approach to propensity evidence. For all of our reports, newsletters and cases please visit our Mental Capacity Law Resource Centre. Click be... Read more  

Practice and Procedure Report - December 2023

In the Practice and Procedure Report: counting the costs of delay, guidance on termination cases, and a consultation on increasing Court of Protection feeds. For all of our reports, newsletters and cases please visit our Mental Capacity Law Resource ... Read more  

Practice and Procedure Report - November 2023

In the Practice and Procedure Report: two sets of ‘Ps’ and the costs of welfare appeals. For all of our reports, newsletters and cases please visit our Mental Capacity Law Resource Centre. Click below to download the Practice and Procedure Report. ... Read more  

Practice and Procedure Report - October 2023

In the Practice and Procedure Report: revised guidance for Accredited Legal Representatives and anonymisation of clinicians in cases involving the MCA 2005. For all of our reports, newsletters and cases please visit our Mental Capacity Law Resource C... Read more  

Practice and Procedure Report - September 2023

In the Practice and Procedure Report: transparency in committal hearings and on death, and why belief is not the same as proof when it comes to capacity. For all of our reports, newsletters and cases please visit our Mental Capacity Law Resource Cent... Read more  

Practice and Procedure Report - July 2023

In the Practice and Procedure Report: reporting restrictions and the Court of Appeal, and costs in serious medical treatment cases. For all of our reports, newsletters and cases please visit our Mental Capacity Law Resource Centre. Click below to dow... Read more  

Practice and Procedure Report - June 2023

In the Practice and Procedure Report: a freeze on freezing injunctions, and ss.48 and 49 MCA under the spotlight. For all of our reports, newsletters and cases please visit our Mental Capacity Law Resource Centre. Click below to download the Practice... Read more  
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