|Date:||Thursday 10 March 2011|
Please note that this event is now fully booked and we are unable to take further bookings
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Half-day seminar on conducting health and welfare cases in the Court of Protection: an accessible and cost-effective guide and update for practitioners
Topics to be covered include:
- Personal welfare applications: powers, practice and procedure
- Recent developments in assessing capacity and best interests decision making
- Deprivation of liberty: recent case-law and current issues
- The jurisdiction in respect of 16-18 year olds
The seminar will focus in particular on recent developments and case law, so that you feel confident practising even in this rapidly developing area of law.
The speakers are members of the Garden Court Court of Protection Team and all are experienced practitioners in one or more of the following areas: Court of Protection, community care law, family law and mental health law.
Powers, practice and procedures in the Court of Protection
Incapacity and best interests: key principles and recent developments
|15:20||Question and Contribution Session|
Deprivation of liberty of persons lacking mental capacity
Young people aged 16-18
The international element
The inherent jurisdiction of the High Court in relation to vulnerable adults
|17:10||Question and Contribution Session|
|17:20||Close of Seminar
Delegates are invited to join the speakers and other members of Chambers for refreshments
Bethan Harris, Stephen Simblet, Tim Baldwin and Rachael Rowley-Fox