39 Essex Chambers November 2023 Mental Capacity Report and walkthrough

The 39 Essex Chambers November 2023 Mental Capacity Report will soon be landing in subscribers‘ inboxes.  Highlights this month include:

(1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: reasonably adjusting to disability in the context of dialysis and identifying will and preferences across a spectrum of difficult medical cases;

(2) In the Property and Affairs Report: the Law Commission’s further consultation on wills;

(3) In the Practice and Procedure Report: two sets of ‘Ps’ and the costs of welfare appeals;

(4) In the Wider Context Report: the CQC’s State of Care report, deprivation of liberty and those under 18, litigation capacity and access to court, and the inherent jurisdiction in Ireland;

(5) In the Scotland Report: bureaucracy vs justice and a tribute to Adrian upon his retirement from one of his posts.

For the print-friendly compendium, see here, and for the screen-friendly version, see here.

You can find our past issues, our case summaries, and more on our dedicated sub-site here, where you can also sign up to the Mental Capacity Report.

My walkthrough is here:

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