Application by the NHS Trust for declarations that GH lacked capacity to make decisions about treatment for breast cancer. The declarations were made.
Application for costs by Official Solicitor arising from an urgent application for medical intervention by the Trust.
Oral application for permission to appeal orders regarding payment of costs for a deputy.
Application for costs by the Official Solicitor following an ineffective hearing concerning capacity to use social media.
Application by the sister of the P to be made her personal welfare deputy and also for costs against the LA. Both applications were refused.
Costs application where the respondent solicitor had carried out work in various guises for the P. The court ruled that the Chorley principle did not apply in this case.
Application for costs against the LA who had withdrawn an application for an injunction. The costs application succeeded.
Application to determine whether the P's property was included in 'net assets' when deciding whether or not her net assets were above or below £16,000. The court ruled that the property is included in net assets.
The OS was seeking declarations that the LA had failed in its duties under the Children Act 1989 and the Care Act 2014 in respect of the P. The declarations were made and costs were awarded against the LA.
Appeal against inability to charge higher rates for deputies although the hourly rate had not been reviewed since 2010. Appeal allowed.
Case summaries on every Court of Protection case & other relevant decisions with links to the full judgment where available.
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