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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


CQC State of Care report
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

The CQC has published its annual state of care report. For present purposes, we focus on the section dedicated to DOLS. The chapter picks up examples


New College of Policing mental health guidance
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

The College of Policing has updated its mental health authorised professional practice (APP). It is a wide-ranging set of documents, including


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: Strasbourg’s latest on DoL (2)
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • Czech Republic, European Union
  • November 18 2016

In Červenka v The Czech Republic (Application no. 6250712, decision of 13 October 2016), the ECtHR considered the position of Mr Jaroslav Červenka


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


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


When to Trust
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

In this case Charles J was considering the issue of whether P’s funds from a personal injury award of £1.5 million should be administered through a


Short note: naming experts
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

In Re J (A Minor) 2016 EWHC 2595 (Fam), Hayden J gave a useful summary of the principles applicable to naming professionals and experts in


New consent guidance from the Royal College of Surgeons
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

The Royal College of Surgeons has recently updated its good practice guidance on consent in light of the Montgomery judgment. Its main messages as