Mental Capacity Report – May 2021

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Mental Capacity Report – May 2021


Welcome to the May 2021 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: a judgment looking beyond the diagnosis, paying for… 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 – May 2021


In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: a judgment looking beyond the diagnosis, paying for sex and the Court of Protection, navigating autism and indoctrination and relevant updates… 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 – May 2021


In the Property and Affairs Report: a staunch judicial defence of Banks v Goodfellow, Child Trust Funds and capacity, and updates from the OPG. Click here to download the Property… 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

Practice and Procedure Report – May 2021


In the Practice and Procedure Report: discharging a party without notice, the white leopard of litigation capacity and CoP statistics. Click here for the Practice and Procedure Report. For all… 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

Wider Context Report – May 2021


In the Wider Context Report: DNACPR decisions during COVID-19, litigation capacity in the civil context, and the interaction between capacity and the MHA 1983 in two different contexts. Click here… 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

Mental Capacity Report: Scotland – May 2021


In the Scotland Report: the new Mental Welfare Commission practice guidance on capacity, rights, and sexual relationships. Our Scottish team has been too busy making law in different countries 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

Guidance from the Court of Appeal on procedural fairness in the Court of Protection


The Court of Appeal (Peter Jackson, Baker and Warby LLJ) has recently given judgment in The Matter of P (Discharge of Party) [2021] EWCA Civ 512, an appeal from the… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Nicola Greaney, Fiona Paterson, Jack Anderson, Katherine Barnes Date

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