Mental Health Barrister

The Court of Protection considers, for the first time, whether it is in P's interest to donate stem cells where there is no physical or medical benefit to her. The court...

Can the Court of Protection grant injunctive relief? A short post considering Re SF (Injunctive Relief) [2020] EWCOP 19.

A look at a recent case which has considered the impact of Covid on contact, and articles 5 and 8.

In what circumstances is a child in care subject to a deprivation of liberty? Re A-F considered.

The first of a two-part post considering deprivation of liberty of children in the Family Courts. Is a parent's consent valid?

What is to happen when one half of a married couple is assessed to lack capacity to consent to sexual intercourse? And what are the consequences of failing to act appropriately?...