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Bethan Harris

Capacity, Court of Protection | Tuesday 23 April 2019

Social Welfare Update: High Court's inherent jurisdiction for the protection of vulnerable adults - permission to appeal refused against interim order requiring a person to reside in a care home

A Local Authority v BF [2018] EWCA Civ 2962, Baker LJ, 1 December 2018

Capacity, Court of Protection | Friday 19 October 2018

Court decides P has capacity to consent to sexual relations but contraception device is to remain in place without P’s knowledge

P (Sexual Relations and Contraception) v 2, [2018] EWCOP 10, 18 April 2018, Baker J

Mai-Ling Savage

Court of Protection | Tuesday 11 September 2018

Cost orders and the Court of Protection

(London Borough of Lambeth v MCS (by her litigation friend the Official Solicitor) (1) Lambeth CCG (2) [2018] EWCOP 14;  and London Borough of Lambeth v MCS (by her litigation friend the Official Solicitor) (1); and Lambeth CCG (2)[2018] EWCOP 20)

Bethan Harris

Adult social care, Capacity, Court of Protection, Health care | Friday 20 July 2018

Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill starts its journey through Parliament: the replacement of DoLS

The Bill introduces a new administrative scheme for authorisation of deprivation of liberty arising from arrangements for care or treatment of persons lacking capacity to consent to those arrangements.

Bethan Harris

Court of Protection | Wednesday 30 May 2018

Court of Protection: Costs order against local authority for delay in applying for review required under Re X order

LB Harrow v (1) AT (by his litigation friend, the Official Solicitor) (2) DT [2017] EWCOP 37, HHJ Hilder, 14 May 2018

Bethan Harris

Court of Protection | Monday 9 April 2018

Court of Protection authorised the taking of blood samples to be passed to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

SSHD v Skripal [2018] EWCOP 6, 22 March 2018, Williams J

Court of Protection | Monday 5 March 2018

Joint Committee on Human Rights: reform of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Mai-Ling Savage

Court of Protection | Monday 5 March 2018

Islamic marriage (nikkah) was valid as presumption of capacity not rebutted; declaration of non-marriage under English law

AB v HT, LB Hammersmith & Fulham, M (by her litigation friend the Official Solicitor) and MS [2018] EWCOP 2, Baker J, 26 January 2018

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