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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


A major step forward in CRPD compliance by the German Federal Constitutional Court?
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • European Union, Germany
  • November 18 2016

Legislatures and courts worldwide, when they consider medical treatment and other measures in the context of intellectual


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


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


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


STEP guidelines for attorneys and deputies
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

STEP has published a very useful set of guidleines for attorneys and deputies when dealing with P's property and affairs. They cover the scope of the


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


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


Participation of P in proceedings before the Court of Protection
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2016

In the course of welfare proceedings involving a Young man, AB, a fact-finding hearing was listed to determine serious allegations against his