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Understanding the Court of Protection 19 January 2023

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Date, Time & Location

Jan 19, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

via Zoom

About the Event

Aims

This training course is designed to enable participants to feel equipped to attend the Court of Protection and to ensure they know what to expect including: 

  • Refreshing key aspects of mental capacity law with reference to statute and code
  • Familiarise participants with the Court of Protection process, including during the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Key legal terms in the Court of Protection and what they mean
  • Assist participants with the process of evidence giving

Learning outcomes

By the end of the day, participants will have learned: 

  • Increased knowledge of mental capacity law and practice
  • Increased knowledge of the statutory frameworks and rules within which the Court operates
  • Ability to identify where an application should be made
  • Improved understanding of the stages of a case in the Court of Protection

Programme

The day will include the following key topics:

• Introduction and overview of the day

• Introducing the Court of Protection

• Key legal terms in the Court of Protection and what they mean

• Essential steps before applying to court

• What to expect in the Court of Protection

• Giving evidence- tips on staying in control

• Further discussion and questions, evaluations and close

The course will be delivered by Sophy Miles

Sophy is a barrister at Doughty Street Chambers where she specialises in Court of Protection cases, acting for vulnerable people, their families and local authorities. She is a Deputy District Judge of the Court of Protection and a fee paid (part time) judge of the First Tier Tribunal (Mental Health). She regularly writes, blogs and trains on mental health and mental capacity issues. Sophy is co-author of two books

• Court of Protection Handbook- Legal Action Group – 4th  edition

• Mental Health Tribunals –Legal Action Group- 1st edition.

Includes all course materials and a certificate. Course access details will be emailed direct to delegate(s) upon completion of your booking.  If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to email assistant@edgetraining.org.uk  or call 07341 277487.

Tickets

  • Course Place

    £150.00
    Tax: +£30.00 VAT

Total

£0.00

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