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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 (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


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


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


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


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


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


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: Contesting influence
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

A recent case (Edkins v Hopkins 2016 EWHC 2542 (Ch), a decision of HHJ Jarman QC sitting as a judge of the High Court) illustrates just how hard it


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