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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


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


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


Judicial deprivation of liberty authorisations: Updated November 2016
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • 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: indemnity costs and the litigant in person
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2016

In Re A2016 EWCOP 38, Sir James Munby took the unusual - but on the facts of the case - entirely warranted step of ordering a litigant in person to


Tangled up in ineligibility
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2016

KD was an 80-year-old lady with a long history of schizophrenia, slowly progressive dementia and a Parkinsonian syndrome. Previously detained under s


Capacity in the context of litigation
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • April 15 2016

The issue of a party’s capacity, if raised, should be dealt with as soon as possible. The Court of Appeal so held in the case of Masterman-Lister v


Court of Protection statistics
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • April 13 2016

The Ministry of Justice has published the quarterly Family Court statistics for October to December 2015. After a dip in applications at the end of


The OPG and delegation of investment decisions
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • April 13 2016

As reported by STEP, the Public Guardian is to review its new guidance concerning delegation of investment decisions to discretionary fund managers


Consultation on McKenzie Friends
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • March 9 2016

The Judicial Executive Board (JEB) has issued a consultation paper proposing reforms to the existing guidance for ‘McKenzie Friends.’ The