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The CRPD, undue influence and the CoP
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2014

This case concerns an objection by a family member to the appointment of a local authority as property and affairs deputy. It is of note for being


Duration of guardianship
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2014

A sheriff is directed to grant a guardianship order initially "for a period of three years or such other period (including an indefinite period) as


Delay, insufficient scrutiny, and the unlawful deprivation of liberty
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2014

Between July 2005 and January 2006, L.M., who suffered from a psychotic disorder, was admitted to closed and open wards in two psychiatric hospitals


Short note: the pressures on the official solicitor
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2014

On an appeal as to how the court should determine an application by parents for an injunction under the Human Rights Act 1998 to prevent a local


Short Note: wishes, feelings and the appointment of deputies
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2014

In the context of a dispute as to who should be appointed BM’s deputy for property and affairs, Senior Judge Lush restated the approach as to who


Deprivations of liberty statutory reform?
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2014

In the Government's response to the Select Committee's post-legislative scrutiny report, available here, a significant element related to the


The CoP and post-mortem confidentiality
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2014

This is the follow up to a decision of Peter Jackson J 2014 EWCOP 454 relating to the question of whether it was lawful to withhold blood


Short note: challenge to Exceptional Case Funding succeeds
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2014

In this judicial review, Collins J scrutinised the approach adopted by the Director of Legal Aid Casework to applications for Exceptional Case


Damaging illegality of Scottish social work authorities
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2014

Section 57(3)(b) of the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 requires welfare guardianship applications to be accompanied by a report in


Article 8 and inadequate care packages
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • June 2 2014

A brief mention of the decision by the ECtHR to dismiss the appeal by Ms McDonald arising from her failed attempts to persuade the domestic courts