International Women’s Day is not just another event in the calendar. Striving for social equality is a daily mission as we work towards building a society of gender equality.
The recent decision of Senior Judge Lush in the case of Re GM provides a window into the workings of a dysfunctional lay deputyship, whilst helpfully clarifying the threshold of “acceptable” giving from P’s assets. The continual reference throughout the court proceedings to what some may consider a minor or peripheral matter also reminds us that the aspects of decision-making which make the greatest difference to the day to day quality of life for P may rarely be the substantive issue of any proceedings.
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