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”.
A group of disability campaigners who have come together under the banner of ‘Every Death Counts’ have sent a letter before action to seven different public bodies, challenging the failure… Read more »
19/05/2020 | News