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Bethan Harris

Capacity, Court of Protection | Friday 8 September 2017

Damages under HRA 1998 for loss of conjugal relations during delay in implementing proposed sex education

CH (by his litigation friend, the Official Solicitor) v A Metropolitan Council [2017] EWCOP 12, Sir Mark Hedley sitting as  Judge of the Court of Protection, 28 July 2017

Bethan Harris

Capacity, Court of Protection | Friday 8 September 2017

Company discharged as deputy for breach of fiduciary duty

The Public Guardian v Matrix Deputies Limited (1) LB Enfield (2) [2017] EWCOP 14, HHJ Hilder, 19 July 2017

Bethan Harris

Capacity, Court of Protection | Friday 8 September 2017

Best interests: preventing person with Korsakoff's Syndrome from drinking alcohol

DM v Y City Council [2017] EWCOP 13, Bodey J, 15 June 2017

Bethan Harris

Capacity, Court of Protection | Friday 8 September 2017

Extension of the Transparency, Case Management and s 49 pilots

The pilots have been extended (by amendment to each of the relevant pilot practice directions). 

Bethan Harris

Capacity, Court of Protection | Friday 8 September 2017

Best interests and serious medical treatment where the person lacking capacity has delusional beliefs

NHS Foundation Trust v QZ (by her litigation friend, the Official Solicitor) [2017] EWCOP 11, 6 June 2017, Hayden J

Mai-Ling Savage

Court of Protection | Monday 31 July 2017

Applications before the court concerning the degree to which a person without capacity should be assisted in observing Islamic religious custom and practice in a supported care home

IH (Observance of Muslim Practice) [2017] EWCOP 9, 12 June 2017, Cobb J The first application was in respect of adherence to fasting during Ramadan and the second in respect of the trimming of IH’s axillary and pubic hair in accordance with Islamic cul

Bethan Harris

Court of Protection | Monday 31 July 2017

S21A MCA 2005 not appropriate where the central issue was whether CANH life-sustaining treatment was in a person’s best interests

Director of Legal Aid Casework (1) Secretaries of State for Health and for Justice (2) The Official Solicitor (3) v Briggs [2017] EWCA Civ 1169, 31 July 2017, President of the Queen’s Bench Division (Sir Brian Leveson), Lady Justice King and Lord Justice

Bethan Harris

Court of Protection | Wednesday 31 May 2017

Deprivation of liberty safeguards: the supervisory body is responsible for monitoring compliance with conditions

W [2016] EWCOP 58, DJ Ralton, 14 April 2016

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