MHLA, Introduction to the Court of Protection – 8th July, London


Introduction to the Court of Protection

8th July 2013 – City Temple, London

Sophy Miles
Floyd Porter

The MHLA is pleased to present this new highly practical one day course, aimed at experienced mental health practitioners who are interested in expanding into Court of Protection work. Presented by two experienced Court of Protection lawyers, it will cover:

9.30am-10.00am Registration & Coffee/tea


Overview of Mental Capacity Act.

Jurisdiction of the Court of Protection:

• Types of cases
• Who should apply

11.30am-11.45am Coffee/tea

11.45am- 1.00pm

Procedure and Funding in the COP:

• Using the Rules effectively
• Legal aid

1.00pm-2.00pm Lunch


Financial applications

3.00pm- 3.15pm Coffee/tea


Article 5 issues:

• Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and appeals
• Interface with MHA

4.30pm Questions and contributions

5.00pm Close

Please click here for the booking form.