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Topic Archives: Clinical-negligence

Ruth Wright comments on the recent Court of Appeal decision on whether it was lawful for carers of a man with a mental impairment to help him to engage the services of a sex worker. Read the rest of this post...
‘Women, Wine & Weed: Difficult Capacity Decisions in the Modern World’
Team PRD complete Great Manchester Run for Headway
Team PRD are home and dry after a wonderful event at the Great Manchester 10k on Sunday! Read the rest of this post...
Team PRD to take part in Manchester Legal Walk 2021
Potter Rees Dolan has put together a team to take on the Manchester Legal Walk 2021 this September! We will be raising funds for the North West Legal Support Trust (the local arm of the Access to Justice Foundation) which funds vital local advice services. Read the rest of this post...
Team PRD take on Great Run Manchester for local Headway branches
We are extremely proud - and excited - to announce that we have put together a team to take on the Great Run - Manchester 10k in September, raising funds for local branches of Headway. Read the rest of this post...
Sometimes I'm scared of you: Britney’s Conservatorship
  • 24.06.2021
  • IsobelCairns
  • Court-of-Protection
  • financial deputy deputy property and affairs deputy conservatorship deputyship Britney Spears conservator
US pop star Britney Spears has addressed a Los Angeles court telling judge that she has been drugged, forced to perform against her will and prevented from having children, as she asked the Court to end a conservatorship that has governed her life for the last 13 years. Read the rest of this post...
Action for Brain Injury Week 2021
Today marks the start of Headway's Action for Brain Injury Week 2021. This year's campaign theme is "A life of lockdown?" which will focus on social isolation after brain injury - an issue that has been intensified by the Covid-19 pandemic. Read the rest of this post...
#FreeBritney - How do Conservatorships in the US compare with the UK jurisdiction?
  • 29.04.2021
  • SamanthaSpain
  • Court-of-Protection
  • court of protection financial deputy deputy property and affairs deputy conservatorship deputyship Britney Spears conservator
Following the news that Britney Spears is set to address the Court regarding her conservatorship at a June hearing, Court of Protection solicitor here at PRD, Samantha Spain, discusses in our latest blog how US law appointing conservators compares with UK Legislation. Read the rest of this post...
International Women's Day 2021
Britney Spears, conservatorships and the nuanced world of hidden disabilities
  • 14.02.2021
  • JessicaMG
  • Court-of-Protection
  • court of protection deputy conservatorship deputyship mental capacity
The recent news reports on Britney Spears that follow the "Framing Britney Spears" documentary highlight the nuanced world of hidden disabilities. Our Mark Wilding, solicitor in our Court of Protection team, comments here. Read the rest of this post...

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