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On 11th November 2022 the Court of Appeal gave judgment in Hinduja v Hinduja. John McKendrick KC acted on behalf of the first and second respondent.

John McKendrick KC appears in the Court of Appeal

On 11th November 2022 the Court of Appeal gave judgment in Hinduja v Hinduja. John McKendrick KC acted on behalf of the first and second respondent.

On 11 November 2022 the Court of Appeal gave judgment in Hinduja v Hinduja  [2022] EWCA Civ 1492 and permitted press reporting of proceedings which began in June 2020.  The proceedings relate to the property and welfare of Srichand Hinduja, the eldest of the four Hinduja brothers.

Court of Protection

In two judgments delivered in August 2022, (Hinduja v Hinduja [2022] EWCOP 36 and Hinduja v Hinduja [2022] EWCOP 37), Mr Justice Hayden lifted nearly all reporting restrictions in the case. His Lordship’s order was appealed to the Court of Appeal by Srichand’s brother Gopichand Hinduja.

The Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal permitted the reporting of the case and the naming of the parties, but allowed the appeal and amended the order of Hayden J to impose restrictions on the reporting of matters concerning Srichand’s medical condition, treatment and care.

John acted for Vinoo and Shanu Hinduja in the proceedings.

The Court of Appeal case has been reported here: Hinduja v Hinduja  [2022] EWCA Civ 1492.

The proceedings have made headlines news around the world including India Times, Sky News and Bloomberg.

Find out more

John McKendrick KC practises in all areas of public and commercial law and is a leading Court of Protection practitioner. He acts as an arbitrator, adjudicator and mediator. To find out more, contact Paul Barton on +44 (0)207 427 4907 for a confidential discussion.

News 15 Nov, 2022

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