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”.
The Mental Capacity Law Report team has updated their Guide to Capacity Assessments to take account of new case-law (including as to capacity to make decisions as to social media),… Read more »
12/03/2019 | News
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