David Rees QC comments on Law Commission’s March 2017 report on Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty

On 13th March 2017 the Law Commission published its report Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty. This note written by David Rees QC (which you can download here) covers some of the key points to come out from that report. More detailed analysis of the report, with a particular focus on its implications for property and affairs deputies and attorneys will be included in a forthcoming 5 Stone Buildings Court of Protection Spring Seminar, the details of which will be announced shortly.