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Court of Protection to test ‘open door’ proposals

Published on: 08 January 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Court of Protection to test ‘open door’ proposals
  • Original news
  • Why have these decisions historically been delivered in private?
  • What is the rationale behind an ‘open door’ policy?
  • Are there any expectations for how this trial will pan out?
  • What has been the attitude of those in practice about this trial?
  • What can practitioners take from this?

Article summary

Private Client analysis: Should Court of Protection hearings be held in private or in public and should access be given to the media but not the public? Claire Wills-Goldingham QC, barrister at Collection Chambers and contributor to Atkins Court Forms, considers the pilot scheme to test ‘open door’ proposals. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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