Deprivation of liberty for the public sector

Deprivation of liberty for the public sector guidance:

This Practice Note considers recent court decisions on whether a parent can consent to the confinement of their child which, absent valid consent, would amount to a...

Practice Note

Produced in partnership with Tim Spencer-Lane These training materials consist of template PowerPoint slides that can be used as the basis of one or more training...

Precedents

FORTHCOMING CHANGE: The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019 received Royal Assent on 16 May 2019. This Act amends the Mental Capacity Act 2005, replacing the current...

Practice Note

Solicitors must consider the mental capacity of their clients in everything they do. The consideration of such capacity will occur where: • there is a question as to...

Practice Note

This Practice Note considers the concept of 'private' deprivations of liberty for the purposes of Article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), involving...

Practice Note

FORTHCOMING CHANGE: The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019 received Royal Assent on 16 May 2019. This Act amends the Mental Capacity Act 2005, replacing the current...

Practice Note