Best interests and available options The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal in N v ACCG and others [2017] UKSC 22, 22 March 2017; May 2017 Legal Action 23, upholding the decisions of both the first instance judge and the Court of Appeal (Re MN (adult) [2015] EWCA Civ 411; June 2016 Legal Action 30), though for slightly different reasons. Eleanor King J, as she then was, had declined to hear evidence as to MN's best interests in relation to his contact with his parents, accepting that the Court of Protection had 'no jurisdiction' to decide the issue, because the ...