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Lord Neuberger on the role of a constitutional court
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

On 14th October 2016 Lord Neuberger, President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, delivered the second biennial Lord Rodger Memorial Lecture


Short Note: Strasbourg’s latest on DoL (1)
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • European Union, Russia
  • November 18 2016

We briefly mention the case of Kasparov v Russia 2016 ECHR 849 because it provides a summary of the ECtHR's latest thinking as to what amounts to a


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


Argyll and Bute Council v Gordon, 2016 SLT (Sh Ct) 196
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2016

This decision, also by Sheriff P J Braid at Edinburgh, did not involve any disclosed element of intellectual disability, but did concern a


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


Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland AWI and 2003 Act Monitoring Reports
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2016

During September, the Mental Welfare Commission published its 201516 monitoring reports for the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000(AWI) and


New COPDOL10 form
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2016

As we went to press, we learnt a new COPDOL10 form has been approved which incorporates the additional questions posed by Charles J in Re NRA and set


COP statistics
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2016

The most recent COP statistics have now been published by the MOJ, covering the period April to June 2016. In April to June 2016, there were 7,616


Short Note: no power of arrest under the inherent jurisdiction
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2016

In further confirmation that the inherent jurisdiction is both complex and an uncertain tool for the protection of those who fall outside the scope


BIA survey
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2016

Edge Training has recently conducted a national survey of 92 best interests' assessors (BIAs), triggered by the publication of the Law Commission's