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European Parliament Report on Protection of Vulnerable Adults
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

This study, produced by the European Parliamentary Research Service, supports a legislative initiative on the protection of vulnerable adults


World Guardianship Congress report
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • Global
  • October 10 2016

The 4th World Congress on Adult Guardianship was held at the end of September in Erkner, Germany. Two of your editors attended: one, Alex, as


“Transforming our justice system”; summary of reforms and consultation
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2016

On September 15 the Ministry of Justice published a statement jointly with The Lord Chancellor, Lord Chief Justice, and the Senior President of


NPPF Paragraph 49: clarity at last
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • April 19 2016

On 17 March 2016 the Court of Appeal gave judgment in the linked appeals Suffolk District Council v Hopkins Homes Ltd & SSCLG and Richborough Estates


DOLS in the House of Commons
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • April 13 2016

In a short but pithy exchange on 22 March 2016, the Care Minister, Alastair Burt, indicated that he would look at any situation from Ann Coffey MP


Updated Care Act Guidance published
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • April 13 2016

The Statutory guidance to support local authorities implement the Care Act 2014 was updated on 24 March 2016. The guidance is now available online in


What to do, what to do?
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • April 13 2016

It has been over two years since the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Cheshire West. In a further round of test cases, following Re X 2015


Local Plans Expert Group report published
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • March 21 2016

The report of the Local Plans Expert Group was published with the Budget, proposing statutory timetables for the preparation of local plans, shorter


Transparency corner
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • March 9 2016

Guidance to accompany the pilot was published on 29 February for the benefit of HMCTS and the judiciary - but it is of equal relevance to


New Deputy Report Forms from the Office of the Public Guardian
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • March 9 2016

The OPG has issued new deputy report forms to improve safeguards for at risk adults from 1 March 2016. The new forms are: property and financial