On 20th September 2017, Mr. Justice Peter Jackson handed down the decision of M v A Hospital which concerned a best interest decision to withdraw clinically assisted nutrition and hydration.
Ed Lamb, instructed by Jemma Garside and Francesca Gabbitas of Duncan Lewis successfully resisted an application by the OS and the Local Authority to remove P from his home into a rehabilitative placement.
The Supreme Court considered the limits of the Court of Protection's substantive and procedural powers.
The Court of Protection Team at 9 Gough Square contains market-leading barristers who are also recognised in Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence and Public / Family law.
The case of LB of Southwark v KA (Capacity to Marry)  EWCOP 20 concerned a 29 year old man, KA, who had learning disabilities.