Capacity, Court of Protection | Monday 20 April 2020
Social Welfare Update: Covid 19 - Family contact for care home resident - ECHR rights
Stephen Simblet QC of the Garden Court Chambers Court of Protection Team discusses the case of BP v Surrey County Council and RP  EWCOP 17, 25 March 2020.
Capacity, Court of Protection | Friday 13 December 2019
Social Welfare Update: Fitting an intrauterine contraceptive device was the least restrictive option to protect AB, a woman with a moderate learning disability
An NHS Foundation Trust v (1) AB (by her litigation friend, the Official Solicitor) (2) CD (3) A Local Authority  EWCOP 45, MacDonald J, 21 October 2019.
Adult social care | Tuesday 3 December 2019
Social Welfare Update: No looked-after needs under Care Act 2014 in absence of objective evidence of requirement for social worker support
R (Aburas) v London Borough of Southwark  EWHC 2754 (Admin)
Children | Thursday 31 October 2019
Social Welfare Update: UKSC rules it is not within the scope of parental responsibility to consent to living arrangements for a 16-17 year old which would otherwise amount to a deprivation of liberty under Article 5
In the matter of D (A Child)  UKSC 42, 26 September 2019