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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


New guidance issued on facilitating participation of ‘P’ and vulnerable persons in Court of Protection proceedings
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

Charles J has recently issued guidance on facilitating participation of 'P' and vulnerable persons. It is intended to allow sharing of good practice


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


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


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


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


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


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: 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