R (Chatting) v (1) Viridian Housing (2) Wandsworth LBC [2012] EHC 3595 (Admin)

Judge: Nicholas Paines QC, sitting as Deputy High Court Judge Citation: [2012] EHC 3595 Summary A claim for judicial review was brought by an incapacitated elderly woman who lived in accommodation arranged by the local authority for many years under section 21 National Assistance 1948. The housing association who also provided her with care had […]

Re H, on the application of F and M [2015] EWCOP 52

Judge: Senior Judge Lush Citation: [2015] EWCOP 52 Summary This case concerned an application to appoint successive deputies for a young woman aged 26. Senior Judge Lush acknowledged that provisions 16(4)(b) and 19(5) of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 were contradictory as s16(4)(b) envisages that a deputyship appointment will be exercised for a limited duration. […]

Wye Valley NHS Trust v Mr B [2015] EWCOP 60

Judge: Mr Justice Peter Jackson Citation: [2015] EWCOP 60 The issue for consideration in this case was whether the doctors treating Mr B, a 72 year old with a severely infected leg, had the authority to amputate his foot against his wishes in order to save his life. Without operation it was possible Mr B […]

Re NRA & Ors [2015] EWCOP 59

Welfare orders concerning deprivation of liberty. Judge: Mr Justice Charles Citation: [2015] EWCOP 59 Summary In this case, Mr Justice Charles, the Vice President of the Family Division considered that the three things that needed to be done in any welfare case were to: i. Elicit P’s wishes and feelings and make them known to […]