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Re J and Others (Deprivation of Liberty) [2016] EWCOP 15
Date:11 MAR 2016
Law Reporter
(Court of Protection, Charles J, 10 March 2016)

Neutral citation number: [2016] EWCOP 15

Case numbers and initials of P:
1272635t (JM)
12727467 (AMY)
12738724 (JG)
12240569 (MM)
12755071 (VE)

10 March 2016


In the Court of Protection
(Sitting in open court)

Before
Mr Justice Charles

In the matter of the Mental Capacity Act 2005

Re: JM, AMY, JG, MM and VE

Conrad Hallin (instructed by Gateshead Council Corporate Services and Governance (re JM);
London Borough of Tower Hamlets Legal Services (re AMY);
Hill Dickinson LLP (re JG);
Manchester City Council Legal Services Division (re MM);;
and Blackburn with DarwenBorough Council (re VE)
Jason Coppel QC and Rachel Kamm (instructed by the Government Legal Department) for the Secretary of State for Health and the Secretary of State for Justice;
Bridget Dolan (instructed by the Official Solicitor) for the Official Solicitor;
Stephen Broach (instructed by the Law Society’s Legal Services Department) for the Law Society of England and Wales (written submissions only)

Hearing dates: 3 and 4 December 2015 and 13 January 2016


Approved Judgment