Wed, 24 Jun 2020
Join the No5 Court of Protection Team in their third podcast in this series during the Covid-19 public health emergency.
In this episode we look at urgent/out of hours/without notice applications and injunctions within the Court of Protection.
Adreeja Chatterjee chairs the session, joined by Varsha Jagadesham who discusses the nuts and bolts of making urgent applications, including remote capacity assessments at short notice, and issues such as notice and service.
David Gardner then considers injunctions: case-law including the recent case of Re SF  EWCOP 19, decided recently by Mr Justice Keehan about the availability of injunctive relief within the COP; the rules, and good practice guidance for interim injunctions. He provides examples from his own practice to provide a flavour of how injunctions can be used to promote P’s best interests and safety, and overcome problems posed by third parties.
Our guest speaker, Katie Webber, Head of Court of Protection at Ashfords Solicitors provides practical examples and tips from her perspective as an experienced solicitor before and during the lockdown period on the topics covered by Varsha and David.
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