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Breaches of fiduciary when it comes to individuals lacking capacity— Public Guardian v Matrix Deputies

Breaches of fiduciary when it comes to individuals lacking capacity— Public Guardian v Matrix Deputies
Published on: 27 September 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Breaches of fiduciary when it comes to individuals lacking capacity— Public Guardian v Matrix Deputies
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Private Client analysis: The Public Guardian sought the discharge of the appointments of property and affairs deputies for breach of their fiduciary duties in Public Guardian v Matrix Deputies. Samantha Presland, of Outer Temple Chambers, examines the Court of Protection's decision and its order for costs to be assessed on the indemnity basis. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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