Court of Protection
CD v An NHS Trust: Jemma acted for an NHS Trust in an application by the family as to the residence of CD. It was ordered that it was in CD’s best interests to remain within the NHS Trust.
MJ v An NHS Trust: Jemma acted on behalf of an NHS Trust that had subjected MJ to a standard authorisation and was in the process of discharge planning. The need for discharge planning was disputed by the family.
AM v A Local Authority: Jemma acted for the Official Solicitor in a claim concerning a challenge to a standard authorisation. Final declarations were made at the hearing as to where AM should reside.
AL v A CCG: Jemma acted on behalf of a CCG in proceedings concerning the best interests of AL who could not return home to live with her sister due to concerns regarding her safety.
SWJ v A Local Authority: Jemma acted for the local authority in a matter concerning the best interests of a lady with severe learning disabilities.
Contributed towards the fourth edition of Medical Treatment: Decisions and the Law (2022)
Jemma co-authored chapter two: Consent – Adults in the fourth edition of the book Medical Treatment: Decisions and the Law, edited by Christopher Johnston QC and Sophia Roper QC and written by 27 members of Serjeants’ Inn.