Court of Protection Seminar - Judicial Decision Making in the Court of Protection and Beyond

27 Nov, 2018

Tuesday 27th November 2018

The MShed, Wapping Wharf, Bristol

Judicial Decision Making in the Court of Protection and Beyond

This seminar will explore important recurring issues in the Court of Protection and be tailored to provide practical advice for practitioners and public bodies involved with the Court of Protection.


£50.00 + VAT per delegate

Receive 20% off the full delegate price if two or more delegates attend from the same firm.

The day will include:

  • keynote address by Sir James Munby;
  • presentation from Russell Hartland (Behavioural Specialist) on Positive Behaviour Support Plans (why, when, how?);
  • a debate between Rebecca Stickler and a psychiatrist about the need to look at the patient’s welfare in the widest sense (not just medical but also social and psychological)
  • case law updates about health and welfare and property and affairs from Rhys Hadden and John Churchill;
  • three workshops examining the interplay between the Court of Protection and other jurisdictions, including (i) property law and how to get P home; (ii) employment principles that all deputies for property and affairs should be aware; and (iii) when applications should be made under the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court. Each workshop will be presented as a dialogue between a Court of Protection specialist and another specialist, focusing on common problems faced by Court of Protection specialists.

Refreshments will be provided throughout the day. 

A full programme will follow shortly.

Related profiles:
Matthew Wales
Paul Lewis
Katie Hooper
Rebecca Stickler
John Churchill

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