Publications by Area of Law


What do children lawyers need to know about the Court of Protection? [2017] Fam Law 537 – 542

Source: Family Law Journal 
Barrister: Abigail Bond & Iain Large
Area of Law: Children & Court of Protection
Date: May 2017
Summary: Abigail Bond and Iain Large publish an article in this month’s Family Law Journal. The article highlights the issues arising when a local authority in care proceedings seeks to deprive a child of liberty in a manner falling short of secure accommodation, and offers a road map to aid understanding of this complex area.

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Power Play – LPAs and the Court of Protection

Barrister: Adam Boyle
Area of Law: Wills, Trusts and Tax / Court of Protection
Date: 01 May 2016
Summary:  Specialist commercial and chancery barrister Adam Boyle, looks in detail at the judgment in Miles & Beattie v The Public Guardian, in which Adam acted for the appellant, which left the law in a state of confusion in respect of what can be specified about a joint power of attorney in a lasting power of attorney. This article first appeared in the May 2016 edition of PS, the magazine of the Private Client Section of the Law Society

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Best interests applications to the Court of Protection

Source: Court of Protection and Mental Capacity Update
Barrister: Charlie Newington-Bridges
Area of Law: Court of Protection
Date: 27th March 2013

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Best interests applications to the Court of Protection

The role of Deputies in PI cases

Source: Court of Protection and Mental Capacity Update
Barrister: Christopher Sharp QC
Area of Law: Court of Protection
Date:
25th March 2013
Summary: Christopher covers working with deputies on personal injury cases, and the possibilities of using trustees in place of deputies where funds are tight and costs savings are needed. He also suggests how deputies might usefully construct their expert evidence on costs in personal injury cases.

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