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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


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


Experts out of bounds
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2016

This is an unusual case in which a high court judge was asked to make findings on the probity and Reliability of a Consultant Clinical Psychologist


Extending the great safety net abroad
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2016

In this case, Holman J confirmed for the first time that the High Court can exercise its inherent protective jurisdiction over a vulnerable British


Sex and marriage - oh so simple?
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • April 13 2016

In the London Borough of Southwark v KA & Ors 2016 EWHC 661 (Fam), Parker J had to grapple - again - with the question of whether a Young person


Supporting the deputy
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • March 9 2016

In this case the Senior Judge dealt with an application by P’s husband to become her property and affairs deputy where he had limited command of


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


Case Management Pilot published
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • March 9 2016

The Case Management Pilot has now been published. It is in draft form at present, and the intention is that it will come into effect in June


Mental capacity law newsletter October 2015: issue 59 - Court of Protection: practice and procedure
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • October 9 2015

This is the costs decision following judgment on the substantive issues in the earlier case of MK v Somerset County Council 2014 EWCOP 25 which we


Mental capacity law newsletter October 2015: issue 59 - Court of Protection: health, welfare and deprivation of liberty
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • October 9 2015

Re NRA is the latest instalment in the Re X saga, in which the Court of Protection attempts to deal with the fallout from the judgment of the Supreme