Re Miles; The Public Guardian v Miles & ors [2014] EWCOP 40

WTLR Issue: March 2015 #147

In the matter of: MILES

THE PUBLIC GUARDIAN

V

MILES & ors

Analysis

This was an application by the Public Guardian for the court to determine the validity of provisions in two lasting powers of attorney, one for property and affairs and one for health and welfare (the LPAs). The LPAs were made by by Mrs Miles on 27 November 2013. A solicitor called Mr Satchell drew them up.

Counsel details

Counsel Fatima Chandoo (Office of the Public Guardian, PO Box 16185, Birmingham B2 2WH, tel 0300 456 0300, e-mail customerservices@publicguardian.gsi.gov.uk) for the applicant.

David Satchell (Amicus Law, Sedgemoor Auction Centre, Market Way, North Petherton, TA6 6DF, tel 01278 664060, e-mail info@amicuslaw.co.uk) for the respondent.

Legislation referenced

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  • Lasting Powers of Attorney, Enduring Powers of Attorney and Public Guardian (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (SI 2007 No. 1253)
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney, Enduring Powers of Attorney and Public Guardian (Amendment) Regulations 2009 (SI 2009 No. 1884)
  • Lunacy Rules 1892
  • Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Wills Act 1837 Statutory instruments referred to Court of Protection Rules 2001