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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


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


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


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


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