Re BS; SC v BS [2012] MHLO 78 (COP)

The jointly-instructed psychiatrist, although an expert in autism, did not have experience of applying the test for capacity in the context of litigation in the Court if Protection, so the court directed that an alternative expert be instructed.


Date: 7/10/11

Before: Baker J

Mr John McKendrick appeared on behalf of the Applicant

Mr Joseph O'Brien appeared on behalf of the First Respondent

Ms Laura Davidson appeared on behalf of the Second Respondent


Case no 11987961


Thanks to Alex Ruck Keene (39 Essex Chambers) for providing the judgment.

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