Emily has a growing Court of Protection practice. She accepts instructions on Court of Protection cases in relation to welfare and finance proceedings. Emily receives instructions on behalf of the Local Authority, families and interested parties and the Official Solicitor.
Section 21a applications under the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguads (DoLS)
Application for placement orders
Personal welfare applications
Acting for a local authority in a case conerning a gentleman with severe dementia. The case was made complicated by the family relationships, which the local authority viewed as harmful to P.
Acting for P in a case concerning her welfare, where P wished to return home with her son but local authority did not consider it to be in her best interests.
Acting for P in a case where she was applying to the deputy (in relation to finances) in order to get a spending allowance.
Acting for a family member whose mother has been deprived of her liberty without proper authorisation. Successfully argued that the Local Authority had breached article 5 ECHR.
Contact with the family - Practice, Procedure and Case Law
Capacity and consent to sexual relations
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