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Homelessness and capacity

In WB v W DC (2018) EWCA Civ 928, the Court of Appeal revisited the question of whether a person without capacity to make choices about their accommodation can make an application for homelessness assistance.  The House of Lords in R v Tower Hamlets LBC ex p...

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Not telling you..

R (WG) v Local Authority A [2010] EWHC 2608 (Admin) [Not on Bailii yet] This is a downright odd case, an application for judicial review where the Claimant's solicitors came off the record at hearing, Claimant's counsel (the in-the-circumstances heroic Zia...

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Mental Capacity

William Flack has made another considered post on the issue of mental capacity for the purposes of Civil Procedure Rule 21 on his blog. He has also begun a wiki on the topic, which could be a very useful step. (For those not sure what a wiki is, see here, in...

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