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Mental Capacity Report - November 2020

39 Essex Chambers' monthly reports on aspects of mental capacity law in the UK is now available. Updates include:

  • Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: updated DHSC MCA/DoLS COVID-19 guidance, an important LPS update, and the judicial eye of Sauron descends on new areas to consider (ir)relevant information
  • Property and Affairs Report: a complex case about when the settlement of an inheritance
  • Practice and Procedure Report: for how long does a Court of Protection judgment remain binding, and helpful guidance for experts reporting upon capacity
  • Wider Context Report: challenging reports about the disproportionate effect of COVID-19 upon those with learning disability, young people with learning disability and autism under detention, and capacity and public hearings before the Mental Health Tribunal

Read Mental Capacity Report – November 2020