An Introduction to the Court of Protection for Medical Practitioners

Court of Protection

An Introduction to the Court of Protection for Medical Practitioners


Consent, shared decision making and giving patients choices are at the core of modern clinical practice. In this webinar we explore the situation for those patients who may not be… Read more »

CategoryWebinars Archive Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Ian Brownhill Date

Court rules in predatory marriage case


Mrs Justice Roberts has handed down her judgment in Re BU [2021] EWCOP 54. This complicated case concerned questions as to mental capacity, undue influence and coercive control. BU is… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Parishil Patel QC, Ian Brownhill , Eliza Sharron Date

AvMA’s Third Annual Court of Protection Conference


Francesca Gardner will be speaking at the AvMA’s third annual Court of Protection conference on 30 September 2021. Francesca will be speaking about cases concerning the Covid -19 vaccine for… Read more »

CategoryWebinars Archive Author Francesca Gardner Date

Alex Ruck Keene Nominated for ‘Family Law Commentator of the Year’


We are absolutely delighted to announce that Alex Ruck Keene has been nominated for the ‘Family Law Commentator of the Year’ at this year’s Lexis Nexis Family Law Awards. The… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Alexander Ruck Keene Date

Arianna Kelly and Parishil Patel QC act for a hospital trust in complex proceedings relating to a deprivation of liberty of a child in hospital and community settings


Following on the recent cases of Re G (Young Person: Threat to Life: Unavailability of Secure Placement) [2021] EWHC 2066 (Fam) and Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council v W and others [2021]… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Parishil Patel QC, Arianna Kelly Date

Fluctuating capacity, fact- finding, contact, injunctive relief and Nearest Relative Displacement


Francesca Gardner represents P in complex concurrent Court of Protection proceedings and Mental Health Act 1983 proceedings before Lieven J. In this complex and unusual case the court considered substantive… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Francesca Gardner Date

Mental Capacity Report – June 2021


Welcome to the June 2021 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: substance over form in DoLS authorisations, complex questions… Read more »

CategoryNewsletters Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Annabel Lee, Nicola Kohn, Arianna Kelly, Rachel Sullivan, Stephanie David Date

Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report – June 2021


In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: substance over form in DoLS authorisations, complex questions of coercion in medical treatment, and the limits of fluctuating capacity in the… Read more »

CategoryNewsletters Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Annabel Lee, Nicola Kohn, Arianna Kelly, Rachel Sullivan, Stephanie David Date

Property and Affairs Report – June 2021


In the Property and Affairs Report: a brisk dismissal of an attempt to appeal a judgment of Senior Judge Hilder about charging by a deputy, and easy read guides to… Read more »

CategoryNewsletters Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Annabel Lee, Nicola Kohn, Arianna Kelly, Rachel Sullivan, Stephanie David Date

Lasting Powers of Attorney: Engaging Override


Can the capacitous views of an individual about who they wish to make decisions on their behalf in the event that they lose capacity be overridden? The answer, in short,… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Francesca Gardner Date

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