Our articles are written by experts in their field and include barristers, solicitors, judges, mediators, academics and professionals from a range of related disciplines. Family Law provides a platform for debate for all the important topics, from divorce and care proceedings to transparency and access to justice. If you would like to contribute please email editor@familylaw.co.uk.
Spotlight
A day in the life Of...
Zahra Pabani
Zahra Pabani
Partner - Family Law
Read on
AJ (by her Litigation Friend the Official Solicitor) v A Local Authority [2015] EWCOP 5
Date:11 FEB 2015
Law Reporter
Neutral Citation Number: [2015] EWCOP 5
Case No: COP 1242948

IN THE COURT OF PROTECTION

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
London
WC2A 2LL

Date: 10/02/2015

Before :

THE HONOURABLE MR JUSTICE BAKER

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

IN THE MATTER OF THE MENTAL CAPACITY ACT 2005 AND IN THE MATTER OF AJ (DEPRIVATION OF LIBERTY SAFEGUARDS)

Between :

AJ (by her litigation friend the Official Solicitor)
Applicant

- and -

A LOCAL AUTHORITY
Respondent

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Victoria Butler-Cole (instructed by Foot Anstey) for the Applicant
Michael Dooley (of the Local Authority Legal Unit) for the Respondent

Hearing dates: 20th and 21st May 2014

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -


Judgment

AJ (by her Litigation Friend the Official Solicitor) v A Local Authority [2015] EWCOP 5