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

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February 12, 2018 - Case Update

Last week saw the publication of Senior Judge Hilder’s review of the appointment of trust corporations to act as a property and affairs deputy for a protected party, and in particular what information is necessary for the Court to be satisfied that a trust corporation is a fit and proper person to be appointed as […]


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June 22, 2017 - Case Update

The case of JR v Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides useful guidance from the Court on what costs are reasonable.


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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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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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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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14 Feb 2019

Council's "evisceration" of details in a child's Education and Health Care Plan was unlawful

School successfully challenges council's alteration of an Education and Health Care Plan and naming of an unsuitable school

05 Feb 2019

Should applicants for work with children or vulnerable adults have to disclose spent convictions?

Supreme Court upholds decision that the rules on disclosing multiple spent convictions in an enhanced DBS check are disproportionate and incompatible

28 Jan 2019

When will an employer reasonably be expected to know about a disability?

Academy should have known teacher with reactive depression and PTSD was disabled and made reasonable adjustments