Chambers’ Court of Protection team is at the forefront of the developing jurisdiction of the Court of Protection, due in part to its historic strength in public and mental health law. Members are frequently instructed on behalf of claimants, relatives, statutory agencies, private bodies and the Official Solicitor in cases concerning welfare, financial and serious medical treatment decisions, and the deprivation of liberty safeguards. Chambers UK notes that 39 Essex Chambers is “widely regarded as having the biggest and best health and welfare team in London or anywhere else”.
In two judgments delivered today, 5 September, Cobb J has provided important clarification as to the limits of the inherent jurisdiction. Further details and commentary will be provided in the… Read more »
05/09/2019 | News
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