Court of Protection

Level: Intermediate

20 November 2019, 9.30am registration (9.45am start) – 1.00pm (followed by lunch) Browne Jacobson, Nottingham (with Video Conferencing Equipment to Browne Jacobson’s offices in Birmingham and London)

Presented by Bevan Brittan

Course overview

This training will provide a helpful update on recent key cases in the Court of Protection, future developments in law and practice including the dols reforms and the Liberty Protection Safeguards, Funding and the Court of Protection and it will also include issues relating to the recovery of care home fees from deceased service users.

Suitable audience:

Adult care/litigation

Overview and topics to be covered include:

• Update on court of protection case law
• Future developments in law and practice
• Funding and Court of Protection
• Recovery of care home fees from deceased service users

Duration: Half a day (3 training hours) including lunch

Interactive elements

There will be case studies and discussion forum


This course will cover:

A Ethics professionalism and judgement
B Technical legal practice
B6 Negotiation
C Working with other people
C1 Communicate clearly and effectively

Presenter profiles:

Julia Jones is a Senior Associate in the medical law team at Bevan Brittan, with a particular interest in vulnerable adults and safeguarding. She specialises in advising clients on issues concerning capacity, best interests and deprivation of liberty cases and regularly represent clients in proceedings in the Court of Protection.

Alison Bush, Principal Lawyer has extensive experience as a Senior in-house lawyer at Derby City Council in all issues concerning vulnerable adults, capacity and mental health and children.

Please note we offer the option to attend this course via video conference at another of our offices to make it accessible to as many EM Lawshare members as possible. We do our best to deliver the best experience we can with the technology we have, but inevitably it may not be as effective as attending the course in person. We always appreciate your feedback and make improvements if we can.

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If you would like to send a list of registrants, please email Julie.Scheller@freeths.co.uk.