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FOCUS OF THE DAY: Independent legal representation must always be provided to vulnerable people in deprivation of liberty hearings, the Court of Protection has held. Ruling in JM & Ors [2016] EWCOP 15, Mr Justice Charles, vice-president of the court, said the government had a responsibility to ensure that each individual who lacks mental capacity and whose liberty is being considered by the court has appropriate representation when their case is considered. Full story - New Law Journal

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