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Case Law and Legal Summaries

Case Law summaries

Case Law and Legal Summaries: monthly overview and analysis of selected cases, highlighting implications and recommendations for practice.

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Case Law and Legal Summaries April 2018

April’s Case Law and Legal Summary features 5 cases; AB v HT raises interesting questions in relation to past, present, and future capacity, undue influence, and an alleged forced marriage, Re M concerns a case of apparent bias in a Court of Protection judge, The Secretary of State for the Home Department v Skripal is a medical case with a best interests decision of wider interest, Re AR makes it clear that ‘generic’ orders cannot be used to appoint deputies, and Re JMK raises controversy about foreign powers of attorney.

This month’s news and guidance features the Government’s response to the Law Commission’s proposals for replacing the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS).



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