Jan 25 TA, Re (Recording of hearings; Communication with Court office) [20...
The court made an injunction against the son of the P restraining him from communicating with the court office by email and telephone. The court had received 150 emails from the P's son, TA, in 2019, and 217 emails in 2020. He had a...
Jan 25 A v AG and CI (No. 2) (Rev 1) [2021] EWCOP 5
The court had to decide if the P had capacity to conduct litigation, decide where she was to live and make decisions on her care and support, including sexual relations, amongst other things. The P is a 69 year old woman suffering from frontal lob...
Jan 25 University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust & Ano...
Application by the NHS trust to examine the P and if, clinically appropriate, to remove tumours ​under general anaesthetic. An interim order was made pending a final hearing in March. The P attended his GP in August 2020 because he...
Jan 21 CoP Costs Column: What to look for in a CoP Costs Draftsman
You are most probably aware that there are any number of costs draftsmen and drafting firms out there offering their services. The decision is which one to choose, and what criteria to consider, when looking for someone to draft your bills in the ...
Jan 14 Consultation opened on reform of the Mental Health Act
The Department of Health and Social Care has launched a consultation and White Paper on plans to reform the Mental Health Act. It follows a review and final report published in 2018 that found that the MHA does n...
Jan 13 NG (By His Litigation Friend, the Official Solicitor) v Hertfordshi...
​​Appeal by the OS against a ruling which supported the health and welfare deputy's decision that the P's parents did not have a reasonable excuse to leave their homes to provide care to the P, pursuant to regulation 6(2)(d) of the Hea...