Tag Archives: Court of Protection

Sam Karim QC instructed in tragic case involving COVID-19 and removal of life sustaining treatment

In a tragic case this week Sam Karim QC was instructed by Enoch Evans LLP in respect of family members in an urgent application before the Vice President of the Court of Protection for the removal of life sustaining treatment from a patient in her 30s who was suffering COVID-19 and in an induced coma. […]

REMOTE ACCESS TO THE COURT OF PROTECTION GUIDANCE ISSUED TODAY

Mr Justice Hayden, Vice President of the Court of Protection, has issued detailed guidance on Remote Access to the Court of Protection.  This has been issued today and replaces previous guidance.   This is available here.Remote Hearings COP 30.03.2020. REMOTE ACCESS TO THE COURT OF PROTECTION GUIDANCE 31 MARCH 2020 Foreword The present viral pandemic […]

COVID-19: GUIDANCE FROM THE COURT OF PROTECTION

The Court of Protection has issued two documents in relation to difficulties caused by COVID-19.  In particular note that  hearings of less than two hours will be conducted by telephone. Practitioners should also note the points made in relation to e-signatures and electronic bundles.  The second document relates to visits by judges. THE GUIDANCE Mr […]