So the Liberty Protection Safeguards are delayed until April 2022 – what should I do now?

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So the Liberty Protection Safeguards are delayed until April 2022 – what should I do now?


In this webinar, Alex Ruck Keene will discuss: what LPS thinking can be incorporated now? what to do about community deprivation of liberty? the missing cohort – what do about… Read more »

CategorySeminars Archive Author Alexander Ruck Keene Date

Rapid Response Guidance Note: Covid-19, Social Distancing and Mental Capacity


The Court of Protection team have been asked to advise on a number of occasions as to the legal position where a person (“P”) lives in the community and declines… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Sian Davies, Alexander Ruck Keene Date

A Local Authority v JB – capacity for sexual relations


The Court of Appeal (the President of the Court of Protection; Baker and Singh LJJ) has handed down an important judgment on the question whether, in order to possess capacity… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Vikram Sachdeva QC, Parishil Patel QC Date

Parole Board has the power to appoint litigation friends


EG (by his litigation friend the OS) v 1) Parole Board; 2) SoS for Justice; & others [2020] EWHC 1457 (Admin) The High Court has found that the Parole Board… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Alexander Ruck Keene, Jack Holborn Date

Parole Board has the power to appoint litigation friends


EG (by his litigation friend the OS) v 1) Parole Board; 2) SoS for Justice; & others [2020] EWHC 1457 (Admin) The High Court has found that the Parole Board… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Alexander Ruck Keene, Jack Holborn Date

Rapid Response Guidance Note: COVID-19 and The Mental Health Act 1983


This Rapid Response Guidance Note relating to COVID-19 and the Mental Health Act is intended to assist those involved in Mental Health Act assessments, in particular patients, nearest relatives, approved… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Neil Allen, Alexander Ruck Keene Date

Families with disabled children challenge policy restrictions on outdoor exercise


Steve Broach has been instructed by Jamie Potter and Emma Varley of Bindmans on behalf of two families with children with autistic spectrum disorder whose conditions necessitate them leaving the… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Steve Broach Date

Coronavirus Act 2020 – Social Care and SEND Guidance Note for England


This note has been written by the 39 Essex Chambers public law team in response to some of the many queries we have had about the implications of the Coronavirus… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Jenni Richards QC, Fenella Morris QC, Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Adam Fullwood, Neil Allen, Sian Davies, Alexander Ruck Keene, Steve Broach , Nicola Kohn Date

The Coronavirus Act – implications for education, social care and mental health


This webinar will consider the implications of the new Coronavirus Act for the delivery of education and social care and the operation of the Mental Health Act 1983 in England…. Read more »

CategorySeminars Archive Author Fenella Morris QC, Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Steve Broach Date

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