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News & Events: Court of Protection

Blog 23rd June 2020

A Local Authority v JB [2020] EWCA Civ 735

In this recent decision the Court of Appeal has arguably reset the last 15 years of jurisprudence surrounding P’s capacity in regards of sexual relations. The previous case law focused on P’s ability to consent to such relations, and whether P understood the information relevant to that decision. Traditionally the ‘information relevant’ analysis took a […]

Past Events
11th Jun 2020, 12:30 to 13:30

Court of Protection Update – Part 2

Pump Court Chambers are pleased to invite you to our Court of Protection Update Webinar. In the second of this two part webinar series counsel Margaret Pine-Coffin will provide practitioners with a valuable and in-depth update on the law, practice and procedure in this uncertain world. Topics will include: DOLS The COVID guidance The issues […]

Past Events
4th Jun 2020, 12:30 to 13:30

Court of Protection Update – Part 1

Pump Court Chambers are pleased to invite you to our Court of Protection Update Webinar. In the first of this two part webinar series counsel Margaret Pine-Coffin will provide practitioners with a valuable and in-depth update on the law, practice and procedure in this uncertain world. Topics will include: COVID-19 – Problems encountered – The […]

Blog 14th May 2020
Naima Asif talks care homes and contact following the decision in BP v Surrey County Council  & RP

COVID-19, care homes and contact: BP v Surrey County Council & RP

On 2 April 2020 Hayden J handed down a judgment dated 25 March 2020 in the case of BP v Surrey County council & RP [2020] EWCOP 17 concerning the suspension of contact in a care home during the COVID-19 pandemic. This was followed by a further written judgment dated 17 April 2020 which serves to […]

News 22nd April 2020
Domestic Abuse during COVID-19

Court of Protection Team COVID-19 Offering

The Court of Protection exists to protect some of the most vulnerable members of our society who lack the requisite capacity to make decisions for themselves. At Pump Court Chambers, we understand the unprecedented challenges which the current COVID-19 pandemic has caused for all those involved in this area, whether it be the patient (P) […]

News 19th March 2020

COVID19: Court of Protection guidance

Mr Justice Hayden, Vice President of the Court of Protection,  has issued guidance on visits to Court. The guidance states that visits should only be made where that is assessed as absolutely necessary. Alternative arrangements should always be considered first, such as telephone FaceTime and Skype conferencing. Visits to care homes are strongly discouraged. Mr […]

News 27th November 2019

Sean Gentleman shortlisted for Clerk of the Year – Legal 500 Bar Awards 2020

Pump Court Chambers is delighted to announce that our Senior Family Clerk, Sean Gentleman has been shortlisted for the Clerk of the Year Award at the forthcoming Legal 500 UK Bar Awards 2020. Over 70,000 interviews with in-house counsel, law firms and sets in the UK took place to pin-point the most capable, expert practitioners […]

Past Events
14th Nov 2019, 14:15 to 18:00

Inheritance, Wills & Probate Seminar – London

Pump Court Chambers Inheritance, Wills and Probate team are pleased to invite you to our annual London Inheritance Law Seminar, providing a valuable and in-depth update seminar for all practitioners during the afternoon sessions. Our barristers will review notable recent decisions and provide practical analysis and advice designed to give an up to date overview […]

News 2nd September 2019

Pump Court shortlisted for Chambers and Clerking Team of the Year at Family Law Awards 2019

We are delighted to announce that Pump Court Chambers has been shortlisted by LexisNexis for the following awards: ‘Family Law Chambers of the Year – London’ ‘Family Law Clerking Team of the Year’ The nomination (for the second year in a row) for ‘Family Law Chambers of the Year – London’ underlines our position as […]

Past Events
26th Sep 2019, 13:00 to 17:00

Inheritance, Wills & Probate Seminar – Winchester

Pump Court Chambers Inheritance, Wills and Probate team and Solicitors for the Elderly South Central are pleased to invite you to our annual Inheritance Law Seminar, providing a valuable and in-depth update seminar for all practitioners during the afternoon sessions. Our barristers will review notable recent decisions and provide practical analysis and advice designed to […]

News 8th July 2019
Domestic Abuse during COVID-19

Third-six pupil vacancy – Family Team

Pump Court Chambers’ busy Family Team is looking for an able and enthusiastic third-six pupil to work both on the Western and South Eastern Circuits, with a view to tenancy. The third-six will commence in October 2019. Applications please by 4pm 31st July 2019. As a large provider of legal services, Pump Court Chambers is […]

Past Events
3rd Jul 2019, 13:30 to 17:00

Court of Protection Seminar – Bournemouth

Pump Court Chambers are pleased to invite you to Court of Protection seminar. The event which aims to provide a valuable and in-depth update on the law, practice and procedure in this area. Venue The Green House Hotel, 4 Grove Rd, Bournemouth BH1 3AX (map) Schedule 13:30 – Registration / Lunch 14:00 – Seminar Commences […]

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