- Breaches of fiduciary when it comes to individuals lacking capacity— Public Guardian v Matrix Deputies
- Original news
- What was the background to the case?
- What issue arose for the court’s consideration?
- What did the court decide, and why?
- To what extent is the judgment helpful in clarifying the law in this area? Are there still any unresolved matters practitioners will need to watch out for?
- What are the implications for practitioners? What will they need to be mindful of when advising in this area?
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.
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