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Jonny Landau joins our Health and Social Care Team

RadcliffesLeBrasseur is pleased to announce that Jonny Landau joined our team as a Partner with effect from 30th June. Jonny has a wealth of experience in health and adult social care issues having previously worked in the legal department at CQC…

Annual Mental Health Law Conference – 8th October 2015

RadcliffesLeBrasseur invite you to its latest annual conference on Mental Health Law. The conference will review recent developments in mental health law and some of the current issues in this changing field. Why attend this Conference? Mental Health Law engages important issues of…

Anorexia, force feeding and best interest

The Court had previously given clear guidance in the Aintree case1 that when considering best interests, the welfare of a patient should be reviewed in the widest sense. A recent case2 has considered the application of this in the context…

How can the nearest relative request discharge?

The Court of Appeal yesterday handed down judgment in the case of K –v- The Hospital Managers of the Kingswood Centre . The case concerns K a patient detained under Section 3 MHA 1983 and the service of his mother’s written…