- Assessing capacity to enter into sexual relations (B (by her litigation friend, the official receiver) v A local authority)
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- What was the background?
- What did the court decide?
Private Client analysis: Simon Garlick, barrister at Dere Street Barristers, discusses the findings of the Court in B (by her litigation friend, the official receiver) v A local authority where the Court of Appeal had to consider the way in which decisions as to capacity were undertaken, including the use of guidelines.
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