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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


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


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


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


Judicial deprivation of liberty authorisations: Updated November 2016
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

In Re X and others (Deprivation of Liberty) 2014 EWCOP 251 (and No 2 2014 EWCOP 37), Sir James Munby, the President of the Court of Protection


State funding and the CoP
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

In this case, Holman J too a very Re MN-style case management decision in relation to the question of whether it was necessary to proceed with a full


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


Baker J, ‘A matter of life and death’: The Oxford Shrieval Lecture, 11 October 2016
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

In this fascinating lecture, Baker J consider the law on the withdrawal of artificial nutrition and hydration in the context of disorders of the


The Singapore case of Re TQR: Safeguards & Principles Pertaining to a Deputy’s Investment Powers
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • Singapore
  • October 10 2016

The Singapore Mental Capacity Act (‘SinMCA2010’) (which can be found at statutes.agc.gov.sg) came into force in 2010. As it was the Singapore


Experts out of bounds
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2016

This is an unusual case in which a high court judge was asked to make findings on the probity and Reliability of a Consultant Clinical Psychologist