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Short note: contempt again
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2014

This is the third reported case in these proceedings. The first involved the imposition of a Hadkinson Order on B’s father and the second the


Short note: challenge to Exceptional Case Funding succeeds
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2014

In this judicial review, Collins J scrutinised the approach adopted by the Director of Legal Aid Casework to applications for Exceptional Case


Short Note: wishes, feelings and the appointment of deputies
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2014

In the context of a dispute as to who should be appointed BM’s deputy for property and affairs, Senior Judge Lush restated the approach as to who


Wishes, feelings and the pregnant child
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2014

This was an urgent application relating to a 13 year old girl who was subject to ongoing care proceedings. At the time of the hearing she was


The difficult line - the MCA and the MHA
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2014

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and others v ML and others 2014 EWCOP 2 (Hayden J) Article 5 ECHR - DOLS ineligibility Summary ML


Delay, insufficient scrutiny, and the unlawful deprivation of liberty
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2014

Between July 2005 and January 2006, L.M., who suffered from a psychotic disorder, was admitted to closed and open wards in two psychiatric hospitals


The LGO and capacity
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2014

In Knowsley MBC (9 June 2014), the Local Government Ombudsman found the Council to be at fault for failing to have a support plan for a man with


Duration of guardianship
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2014

A sheriff is directed to grant a guardianship order initially "for a period of three years or such other period (including an indefinite period) as


The CRPD, undue influence and the CoP
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2014

This case concerns an objection by a family member to the appointment of a local authority as property and affairs deputy. It is of note for being


Biodiversity offsetting and housing land supply
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2014

In the last Newsletter we referred to the appeal in respect of housing development at Thaxted, where objections relating to biodiversity effects had