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October 31, 2017 Jonathan Cowen & Eleanor Sibley successful in appeal to the Court of Appeal on the question of whether parental consent has any role to play in deprivation of liberty applications concerning 16-17 year olds

Jonathan Cowen and Eleanor Sibley successfully represented Birmingham City Council in the Court of Appeal in an appeal against a decision of the Court of Protection that a 16 year old disabled child (D), who lacked capacity to make decisions about his residence and care, was deprived of his liberty in a residential placement in […]