Parents At High Court As They Seek Permission To Take Daughter To Italy For Treatment

Court of Protection

Parents At High Court As They Seek Permission To Take Daughter To Italy For Treatment


Yesterday, The High Court heard a case of a five-year-old girl Tafida Raqeeb who is in a coma. UK doctors recommended her life support was switched off. Legal action has… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Vikram Sachdeva QC, Deok Joo Rhee QC, Nicola Kohn Date

‘Sex and dementia: the intimate minefield of consent in a care home’ – Alex Ruck Keene


Alex Ruck Keene appears in the Guardian to discuss the highly complex issue of consent to sex with regards to individuals suffering from Dementia. To read the full article, please… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Alexander Ruck Keene Date

Costs in the Court of Protection: breach of condition of standard authorisation


BP v Harrow [2019] EWCOP 20 was a s.21A MCA 2005 application made on behalf of “P” who objected to being in a care home. He wanted to return to… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Sian Davies Date

Local Authorities & Mediation: Two Reports on Mediation in SEND and Court of Protection


Katie Scott will be speaking at the launch of two research reports, giving details of the soon-to-be-launched Court of Protection Mediation Scheme, taking place on Tuesday 4 June 2019, from… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Katharine Scott Date

DoLS is dead, long live the Liberty Protection Safeguards


The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill has passed its final Parliamentary stage, clearing the Lords for the last time on 24 April.  We do not yet have a date for Royal… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Alexander Ruck Keene, Adam Boukraa Date

Court of Protection Bar Association


The 39 Essex Capacity Law team congratulate Alex Ruck Keene and Vikram Sachdeva QC on their election to the Committee of the newly formed Court of Protection Bar Association. Details… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Vikram Sachdeva QC, Alexander Ruck Keene Date

A (Capacity: Social Media and Internet Use: Best Interests) [2019] EWCOP 2


Parishil Patel QC (for the Official Solicitor), Victoria Butler-Cole (for the local authority) and Neil Allen (acting pro bono for A’s parents) appear in the first reported Court of Protection decision addressing… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Parishil Patel QC, Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Neil Allen Date

39 Essex Chambers to speak and exhibit at the LLG Governance Conference 2018 in Gateshead


39 Essex Chambers will be speaking and exhibiting at the LLG Governance Conference, which will take place at the Hilton Gateshead (Newcastle) on Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th October 2018…. Read more »

CategorySeminar Archive Author Eleanor Grey QC, Nicola Greaney Date

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