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Inquests Newsletter Summer 2021

United Kingdom - July 12 2021 The Committee found that there have been substantial improvements to The coroner service since the implementation of the Coroners and Justice Act…

Kate Fawell-Comley, Ben Troke, Emma Galland, Joanna Trewin, Sharon Thomas (Wilson).

Assessing best interests when the patient lacks awareness

United Kingdom - March 22 2021 Following a five-day hearing, judgment was handed down on 8 January 2021 in the case of K (A Child) [2021] EWHC 5 (Fam). Mr Justice Poole declared it…

Emma Pollard.

Inquests Quarterly February 2021

United Kingdom - March 5 2021 Mr James Maughan died a self-inflicted death while in prison. At the end of His inquest, the coroner decided that the jury could not safely reach a…

Kate Fawell-Comley, Ben Troke, Emma Galland, Joanna Trewin, Sharon Thomas (Wilson).

The conventional wisdom prevails: a refusal to consent to medical treatment by a Gillick competent minor is not determinative

Canada, United Kingdom - January 18 2021 Judgment has today been handed down In the matter of X (A Child) (No 2) [2021] EWHC 65 (Fam) an essential read for the law on consent to medical…

Claire Watson.

Updated guidance from the Court of Protection on capacity assessments and reports

United Kingdom - December 3 2020 The decision in AMDC -v- AG & Anor [2020] sets out the importance of implementing a thorough and structured process in dealing with capacity…

Ben Troke, Joanna Trewin, Leah Selkirk, Leila Souss, Sharon Thomas (Wilson).