Overprotected? – powers of attorney and deputyship

By Saara Idelbi | 29 September 2021

It is rare that the music industry provides the foundation for considering the powers of the court to impose restrictions on the liberty of vulnerable persons.

The furore around millennial pop icon Britney Spears and the conservatorship that has governed her life since 2008 has thrown such control mechanisms into the public eye.

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