39 Essex Chambers June Mental Capacity Reports

The June Reports have now been published.  Highlights this month include:

(1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: a rare appellate level decision considering best interests (and confirming that they should be rare); 

(2) In the Property and Affairs Report: (partially) endorsing an attorney’s actions after the event; 

(3) In the Practice and Procedure Report: choosing litigation friends; 

(4) In the Wider Context Report: the National Mental Capacity Forum reports, and an important Strasbourg re-cap of the principles applying to capacity; 

(5) In the Scotland Report: a new Public Guardian and the MWC is cautious about attorneys consenting to restrictions on liberty;

You can find all of these, along with our past issues, our case summaries, and more here

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