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Competence, understanding and influence
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

In W (A Child) 2016 EWCA Civ 1051, the Court of Appeal had to grapple again with the question of when it is appropriate for a child to part company


Short Note: Capacity and settlement agreements
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

In Glasgow City Council v Dahhan 2016 UKEAT 0024_15_1105, the EAT has confirmed that it has jurisdiction to consider an argument that a settlement


LGA State of Nation report on adult social care
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

The Local Government Association (LGA) has published its 2016 state of the nation report on adult social care funding, which makes a useful


Short note: protecting British nationals abroad
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

In Re Clarke 2016 EWCOP 46, Peter Jackson J has confirmed that the High Court can exercise jurisdiction over British nationals abroad who lack


A major step forward in CRPD compliance by the German Federal Constitutional Court?
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • European Union, Germany
  • November 18 2016

Legislatures and courts worldwide, when they consider medical treatment and other measures in the context of intellectual


Lord Neuberger on the role of a constitutional court
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • November 18 2016

On 14th October 2016 Lord Neuberger, President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, delivered the second biennial Lord Rodger Memorial Lecture


PQ as attorney of Mrs Q against Glasgow City Council 2016 CSOH 137
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

The decision of Lord Boyd of Duncansby in this case, dated 5th October 2016, is detailed and helpful upon the issues which it addressed. An apparent


STEP guidelines for attorneys and deputies
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

STEP has published a very useful set of guidleines for attorneys and deputies when dealing with P's property and affairs. They cover the scope of the


European Parliament Report on Protection of Vulnerable Adults
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • November 18 2016

This study, produced by the European Parliamentary Research Service, supports a legislative initiative on the protection of vulnerable adults


New guidance issued on facilitating participation of ‘P’ and vulnerable persons in Court of Protection proceedings
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

Charles J has recently issued guidance on facilitating participation of 'P' and vulnerable persons. It is intended to allow sharing of good practice