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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


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


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: 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


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


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


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


Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland: Supported Decision Making: Good Practice Guide
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

The Mental Welfare Commission published supported decision-making guidance this month. This guidance, which is very much influenced by Article 12


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