Court of Protection Property and Affairs Update: PSG Trust Corporation Ltd v CK [2024] EWCOP 14 and Re: P (Statutory Will) [2024] EWCOP 12

5th March 2024

Matthew Wyard

3PB Barristers’ (3 Paper Buildings) specialist Court of Protection barrister Matthew Wyard (pictured here) analyses the recent Court of Protection property and affairs decisions of PSG Trust Corporation Ltd v CK [2024] EWCOP 14 and Re: P (Statutory Will) [2024] EWCOP 12.

In PSG Trust Corporation Ltd v CK [2024] EWCOP 14, the Court considered how a property and affairs deputy should approach the issue of whether to inform P of the value of a civil litigation settlement.

Re: P (Statutory Will) [2024] EWCOP 12 concerned an application to amend a statutory will, for which the Court had to consider if unidentified charity beneficiaries had to be served with the application to amend in accordance with the requirements of paragraph 9 of Practice Direction 9E.

In his article, Matthew explores the impact of the decisions for Court of Protection and Private Client practitioners.

To read Matthew’s full article, please click here.

Matthew Wyard is a Court of Protection specialist with a busy property and affairs practice advising public bodies, individuals, professional deputies and trustees. He has experience in matters involving elder abuse, contested deputyships, cancelling/revoking LPAs, inheritance tax, capital gains tax, trusts, gifting and statutory wills.

To contact or instruct Matthew on Court of Protection matters, please contact Senior Practice Manager Tom Cox via email or telephone 0117 928 1520.