Protection versus Autonomy and Pragmatism versus Principle: A Balancing Act in the Court of Protection

“This is an account of a Court of Protection hearing before Mr Justice Hayden in the case of Re ā€˜Dā€™ on Friday 19th June 2020. In it I aim to provide an insight into the hearing itself, and ā€” as someone with a keen interest in the law but no legal qualifications ā€” what it was like to observe…”