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Court of Protection Practice and Procedure Conference 2016

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13 JUL 2016

R (The Public Law Project) v Lord Chancellor [2016] UKSC 39

R (The Public Law Project) v Lord Chancellor [2016] UKSC 39
(Supreme Court, Lord Neuberger, Lady Hale, Lord Mance, Lord Reed, Lord Carnwath, Lord Hughes and Lord Toulson, 13 July 2016)

Trinity Term
[2016] UKSC 39
On appeal from: [2015] EWCA Civ 1193


R (on the application of The Public Law Project)
Lord Chancellor

Lord Neuberger, President
Lady Hale, Deputy President
Lord Mance
Lord Reed
Lord Carnwath
Lord Hughes
Lord Toulson

13 July 2016
Heard on 18 April 2016

Michael Fordham QC
Ben Jaffey 
Naina Patel
James Eadie QC
(Instructed by Bindmans LLP)

Patrick Goodall QC
 Simon Pritchard
Alison Pickup
David Lowe
(Instructed by The Government Legal Department

Intervener (Office of the
Children’s Commissioner)
Written submissions only
Paul Bowen QC
Eric Metcalfe
Catherine Meredith
(Instructed by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP)

Intervener (The Law
Written submissions only
Dinah Rose QC
Iain Steele
(Instructed by The Law Society)


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