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Assisted suicideeuthanasia - Court of Appeal view
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2013

Almost a year ago the High Court handed down judgment in the cases of Tony Nicklinson and "Martin". The two men were seeking clarification of the law


Restrictions on private life
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2013

Just before Christmas, judgment was given in the case of J Council v GU and others. GU suffered from a number of separable mental disorders including


Court considers duties of Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs)
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2013

On 19 February 2013, in the case of DD v Durham County Council, the Court of Appeal considered whether to give leave for proceedings to be brought


Damages awarded for breach of Mental Capacity Act 2005, Human Rights Act 1988 and Disability Discrimination Act 1995
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2013

On St Valentine's Day, the Court of Appeal handed down their decision in the case of Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis v ZH and Liberty (1


Level of care for prisoners
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2013

On 8 February 2013, the Divisional Court handed down judgment in the case of R (on the application of Hall) v University College Hospitals NHS


Judicial review: reform proposals
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 4 2013

For those of you who have been on the receiving end of a judicial review (JR), you might have been heartened to hear press coverage about the Government


Supreme Court hands down decision on the joint appeals of Cheshire West and P&Q (MIG & MEG) the Court ruled that all three were deprived of their liberty
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 19 2014

The Supreme Court handed down the long awaited judgment today in relation P v Cheshire West and Chester Council (& Ors) and P and Q v Surrey County


DH publishes its post-legislative assessment of the Mental Health Act 2007
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 17 2012

Readers will recall that the 2007 Act was the legislation which set out the amendments to be made to the Mental Health Act 1983


Court rules that Official Solicitor should be awarded half his costs against NHS trust in Court of Protection case
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2012

Readers who have been involved in Court of Protection proceedings will be aware that the issue of the Official Solicitor's costs have been contentious


Mental Health Act: transfers between different levels of security
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 10 2012

On 13 November 2012, the judgment in R (on the application of L) v West London Mental Health NHS Trust and Partnerships in Care (1) Secretary of State for Health (2) (interested parties) was delivered