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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


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


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


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


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: 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


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


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


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


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