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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


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


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


Major Change Ahead - Scottish Government Consultation Closes
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • April 13 2016

As we reminded readers last month, the period for responses to the Scottish Government Consultation on the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000


“Total or complete incapacity?”
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • March 9 2016

W v Stirling Council 2015 CSOH162; 2016 SLT 35, was a petition for judicial review brought by a lady identified as LW, and heard (confusingly) by


The Mental Capacity Act - what do we still not know?
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • March 9 2016

To mark the first Mental Capacity Action Day, at which Tor will be highlighting our Newsletter, we thought that we would ask what we still don’t know