Case Law

Ensuring proper scrutiny of DoLS forms: Re YC [2021] EWCOP 34

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By Tim Spencer-Lane Introduction Article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) demands that deprivation of liberty cannot be arbitrary and must be in accordance with a procedure prescribed by law. Difficulties therefore arise when the documentation supporting the deprivation of liberty are inaccurate or incomplete, which may call into question whether a […]

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