The Public Guardian v DA & ors [2018] EWCOP 26

WTLR Issue: Spring 2019 #174

THE PUBLIC GUARDIAN

V

1. DA

2. LB

3. PC1

4. AG

5. CG

6. GT

7. MW

Analysis

The Public Guardian filed a number of applications under s23 and schedule 1, para 11 of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (the 2005 Act) in two test cases seeking the court’s guidance as to whether or not it was appropriate to register, with or without amendments, instruments purporting to create a lasting power of attorney (LPA).

Counsel details

(Thomas Entwistle
5 Stone Buildings, Lincoln’s Inn, London WC2A 3XT, 020 7242 6201, clerks@5sblaw.com), instructed by the Public Guardian, for the applicant.


David Rees QC (5 Stone Buildings, Lincoln’s Inn, London WC2A 3XT, 020 7242 6201, clerks@5sblaw.com), instructed by the Official Solicitor, as Advocate to the Court.

Legislation referenced

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