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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


MHO shortages and delayed reports - again
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

Over the last five years the number of applications under Part 6 of the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act requiring reports from MHOs has more


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


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


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


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


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 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


Lord Neuberger on the role of a constitutional court
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • November 18 2016

On 14th October 2016 Lord Neuberger, President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, delivered the second biennial Lord Rodger Memorial Lecture


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