*Re DP

Human rights – Right to respect for private and family life. The court revoked a lasting power of attorney executed by DP appointing JM. It found that JM had acted in breach of his fiduciary duties. The Daily Mail ran a story demanding to know why JM's anonymity had been preserved and its owner, the intervening party, made an application, in which it sought to have his full name made public. The Court of Protection, in allowing the application, held that the balance came down heavily and decisively in favour of the public being told who JM was.

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