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Private Client weekly highlights—25 November 2021

Published on: 25 November 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Private Client weekly highlights—25 November 2021
  • In this issue:
  • Brexit
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—HMCTS publishes updated operational summary for week commencing 22 November 2021
  • Court of Protection
  • Treating clinicians must consider whether continuing to sustain life is in the patient’s best interests (North West London Clinical Commissioning Group v GU)
  • Court of Protection dismisses application to re-consider best interests re residence in long running case
  • Elderly and vulnerable clients
  • Supreme Court considers what it means to have/lack capacity (A Local Authority v JB)
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Private Client highlights includes: (1) A Local Authority v JB, in which the Supreme Court for the first time considers in detail what it means to have or lack capacity; (2) The DHSC publishes adult social care charging reform documents to Build Back Better plan; (3) A v M, which provides clear guidance on the treatment of private equity funds during financial remedy proceedings, including how to calculate the marital element to be shared; (4) HMRC publishes its Agent Update for November 2021; (5) JTC Employer Solutions Trustees v Khadem, which concerns the rescission of a member's entitlement to a pension lump sum on the grounds of mistake; (6) HMCTS announces a new publication and information service, and (7) The European Parliament Think Tank discusses UK’s possible re-joining of Lugano Convention. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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