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04 February 2021

Covid-19 vaccination: capacity and best interests - the first reported Court of Protection Judgment - Sarah Williams for Family Law

Article by Sarah Williams, Head of Surrogacy, Fertility, Adoption & Modern Family and safeguarding expert in the Family department at Payne Hicks Beach, examines the first reported judgment in the Court of Protection concerning a COVID-19 vaccination dispute before Mr Justice Hayden in the matter of Re E (Vaccine) [2021] EWCOP 7, first published in Family Law Lexis Nexis online on 3 February 2021 and reproduced with kind permission. 

Sarah is an expert in complex international surrogacy, fertility and modern family law, in addition to having extensive experience in cases involving the vulnerable and advising on all children related litigation and safeguarding. Sarah also has a Court of Protection practice focussed on health and welfare disputes concerning vulnerable and incapacitous individuals.

For further information please contact  Sarah Williams, Legal Director and Head of Surrogacy, Adoption, Fertility & Modern Family by email or telephone on 020 7693 5821

Click below to read Sarah's article for Family Law Lexis Nexis

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