Mental health – Patient. AW's nephew and, DB, the brother-in-law of his companion, MG, made competing applications for appointments as his deputy for property and affairs. The parties disputed the status of the relationship between AW and MG. The Court of Protection held that MG was the most important person in AW's life and her views as to what was in his best interests carried considerable weight. On the evidence, DB would be appointed as AW's deputy.