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Litigation capacity

Online Published Date : 06 May 2020 | Appeared in issue: Vol 34 No 3 - 06 May 2020

It is often necessary to litigate on behalf of someone who lacks capacity. This article considers the test for litigation capacity, and issues concerning litigation friends. This will include obtaining authorisation from the Court of Protection to..

Tax planning in the Court of Protection

Online Published Date : 29 May 2020 | Appeared in issue: Vol 34 No 4 - 29 May 2020

It is often an assumption that the Court of Protection will authorise lifetime tax planning as a “good thing” for P to do, particularly where the person concerned has substantial assets which they will not need in their lifetime.However, following..