Vikram Sachdeva QC and Jack Anderson obtain permission to appeal in the matter of Clitheroe v Bond [2020] EWHC 1185 (Ch)

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Vikram Sachdeva QC and Jack Anderson obtain permission to appeal in the matter of Clitheroe v Bond [2020] EWHC 1185 (Ch)


Vikram Sachdeva QC, leading Jack Anderson, and Ruth Hughes of 5 Stone Buildings, instructed by Nicola Bushby of Irwin Mitchell, have  obtained permission to appeal from Mrs. Justice Falk in… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Vikram Sachdeva QC, Jack Anderson Date

Mental Capacity Guidance Note – Inherent Jurisdiction


This guidance note provides for social workers and those working in front-line settings an overview of the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court as it applies to adults. It sets… Read more »

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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

Sex and Consent


This webinar provides a conversation about the Courts’ differing approaches to how a line can be drawn between autonomy and vulnerability / abuse of power. WEBINAR PRESENTATION: To view click… Read more »

CategoryWebinars Archive Author Susan Rodway QC, Nicola Greaney, Emma Corkill Date

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

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

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