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Short Note: Strasbourg’s latest on DoL (1)
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • Russia, European Union
  • November 18 2016

We briefly mention the case of Kasparov v Russia 2016 ECHR 849 because it provides a summary of the ECtHR's latest thinking as to what amounts to a


COP statistics
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2016

The most recent COP statistics have now been published by the MOJ, covering the period April to June 2016. In April to June 2016, there were 7,616


Short Note: no power of arrest under the inherent jurisdiction
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2016

In further confirmation that the inherent jurisdiction is both complex and an uncertain tool for the protection of those who fall outside the scope


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


Extending the great safety net abroad
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2016

In this case, Holman J confirmed for the first time that the High Court can exercise its inherent protective jurisdiction over a vulnerable British


New COPDOL10 form
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2016

As we went to press, we learnt a new COPDOL10 form has been approved which incorporates the additional questions posed by Charles J in Re NRA and set


BIA survey
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2016

Edge Training has recently conducted a national survey of 92 best interests' assessors (BIAs), triggered by the publication of the Law Commission's


World Guardianship Congress report
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • Global
  • October 10 2016

The 4th World Congress on Adult Guardianship was held at the end of September in Erkner, Germany. Two of your editors attended: one, Alex, as


Rapporteur on Mental Health and Human Rights
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • March 9 2016

The Joint Committee on Human Rights has taken the novel step of appointing a Rapporteur, and, importantly, has appointed one on mental health and