• Hannah Taylor was joined by Sophia Roper KC who considered what happens when orders in the Court of Protection are breached.

    Sophia Roper KC, a barrister from Serjeants’ Inn Chambers discussed:

    • The difference between an order, a declaration, an injunction and an undertaking in the Court of Protection
    • What a penal notice is and what it means?
    • The effect of breaching an order, a declaration, an injunction or an undertaking (with or without a penal notice) in the Court of Protection
    • Potential sanctions, implications and committal hearings

    Sophia Roper KC frequently advises on exceptionally complex urgent medical treatment cases in respect of adults and children, both in the Court of Protection and under the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court. She also sits as a Recorder in the Court of Protection.


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