Case Law

Unlawful deprivation of liberty: Essex CC v RF [2015]

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Introduction

By Erica Carleton, barrister, 15 Winckley Square, Preston The local authority removed a 91-year-old man, CP, from his home and placed him in a care home against his wishes for a number of months. The Court of Protection ordered CP’s return home and awarded damages against the local authority for unlawfully depriving CP of his […]

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