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

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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 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 »

CategoryNews, Seminars & Webinars Author Fenella Morris QC, Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Steve Broach Date

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


This is the first in what we anticipate will be a series of Rapid Response Guidance Notes relating to COVID-19 and the MCA 2005. An overview of some of the… Read more »

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

National Mental Capacity Forum: ‘Sharing Voices’ in Response to Covid-19


Alex Ruck Keene has helped to organise – and will be speaking at – the National Mental Capacity Forum: ‘Sharing Voices’ in Response to Covid-19. The webinar will be covering… Read more »

CategorySeminar & Webinar Archive Author Alexander Ruck Keene Date

Nicola Greaney acted on behalf of the NHS Trust in the case of AA v Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHFT


Due to the Covid-19 situation and the need to make alternative arrangements at short notice, the mediation was conducted entirely by telephone, making use of a telephone conferencing facility for… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Nicola Greaney Date

All Skype Trial


Peter Mant appeared last week in a three day trial conducted entirely over Skype, in what the Law Society Gazette described as a “legal first”. The case was legally and… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Peter Mant 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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EVENT POSTPONED – Katie Scott to speak at AvMA’s Court of Protection Conference


EVENT POSTPONED. It is with regret that, in light of recent developments in respect to COVID-19, AvMA have taken the decision to postpone the Court of Protection conference. Their priority… Read more »

CategorySeminar & Webinar Archive Author Katharine Scott Date

Vikram Sachdeva QC and Nicola Kohn win the right to continued ventilation for Tafida Raqeeb


This morning Mr. Justice MacDonald handed down judgment in two claims made in a 5 day hearing in September. In the judicial review claim the judge made a finding that… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Vikram Sachdeva QC, Nicola Kohn Date

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