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Court of Protection

Welcome to our Court of Protection blog featuring updates, guidance and news from the Wrigleys team.

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January 20, 2017 - Case Update

Not in this case, which involved a statutory will application brought in accordance with a previous court-approved compromise agreement


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December 30, 2016 - Case Update

A Judge orders independent advice on the appropriateness of a PI Trust and warns that courts won’t merely “rubber stamp” settlements.


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December 9, 2016 - Guidance

A short list of tips to pass on to your clients that should make a helpful difference to them and their trustees and also earn you some brownie points along the way


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November 22, 2016 - Case Update

‘Yes’ says the court in the matter of Mrs Ann Clarke


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November 11, 2016 - Case Update

In this case the Court of Protection looked at whether a person who lacks capacity should have a trust or a deputyship. The Court also gave some guidance on what evidence it expects to see in similar cases.

We feature the Court’s summary guidance and our own comment below.


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October 21, 2016 - Case Update

LPA donors are now able to appoint attorneys through advance specification in their LPA so that a surviving jointly appointed attorney can continue to make decisions on their own should the other co-attorney be unable to act.


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September 13, 2016 - News

Congratulations to Charlotte Dyson for her place on the definitive annual list of young private client practitioners across the UK


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September 2, 2016 - Case Update

Hot on the heels of the CoP’s recent lesson in how not to behave as a professional deputy, we might learn more lessons here from someone who got it wrong.


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Case Update

Not-for-profit organisations who act as deputies should ensure that the fees they charge are in accordance with the terms of the deputyship order.


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August 17, 2016 - Case Update

The conduct of this professional deputy is rather mystifying and it is unsurprising that the Court removed him.


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August 9, 2016 - Guidance

Professional deputies will need to follow the new guidance closely when claiming deputyship general management costs as the OPG and SCCO tighten up the costs regime.


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Common sense needed in TUPE service provision changes

A recent legal ruling on TUPE service provision changes to decide whether activities carried out afterwards are “fundamentally the same” as before.

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Schools required to report on gender pay gap

Draft regulations bring relief to maintained schools with less than 250 employees.

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The Yorkshire Family Business Bulletin

The latest family business news, insights, perspectives and more besides.

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Strengthening your charity

Date: 09 Mar 2017

Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, Leeds

Speaker: Meg Heath, Andy Taylor and Duncan Milwain

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Breakfast Briefing - 25 April 2017

Date: 25 Apr 2017

Venue: Radisson Blu, Leeds

Speaker: Dr John McMullen, Partner at Wrigleys Solicitors

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School Breakfast Club: Cyber Crime and Fraud

Date: 14 Mar 2017

Venue: Wrigleys Solicitors, 19 Cookridge Street, Leeds, LS2 3AG

Speaker: Sue King, Solicitor and Sylvie Nunn, Partner from Wrigleys Solicitors

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