Full membership of the association is open to those who:
(a) have been approved to be members of the Law Society’s Mental Health or Mental Capacity (Welfare) Accreditation Schemes or are barristers who in the view of the Committee meet an equivalent standard (by attendance at a relevant two-day course and/or by experience in practice); or
(b) undertake mental capacity law matters under a Legal Aid Agency contract and practice under supervisory criteria in mental capacity law as published by the Association, or are barristers who in the view of the Committee meet an equivalent standard (by attendance at a relevant two-day course and/or by experience in practice) or
(c) are actively seeking membership of the above-mentioned Law Society Accreditation Schemes. Such persons must have completed the mandatory approved two-day course with one of the Law Society approved course providers.
Any lawyer who is not eligible for Full membership but who subscribes to the Objects of the Association may apply to become an Associate member. Associate membership is subject to Committee approval.
Please download and fill in the form below (available in an editable Word document or PDF) to join the Association.