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Deprivation of Liberty in the Community - 1st December 2017

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Aims:

This one day course is designed to enable participants to identify when applications need to be made to the Court of Protection to authorise deprivation of liberty and to comply with the requirements set down by the Court for making such applications.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of the day participants will have learned:

  • The key legal principles governing deprivation of liberty in the community setting
  • To identify and collate the necessary evidence for making applications to the Court of Protection to authorise deprivations of liberty in the community setting

Programme:

The day will include the following key topics:

  • Introduction and overview of the day
  • Deprivation of liberty after Cheshire West
  • Re X: the case, the process, and the future
  • Capacity: assessing and collating evidence
  • Best interests: assessing and collating evidence
  • Further discussion and questions, evaluations and close

The course will be delivered by Alex Ruck Keene

Alex Ruck Keene is an experienced barrister, writer and educator. His practice at 39 Essex Chambers is focused on mental capacity law (broadly defined) in which he is able to provide specialist advice and representation, as well as delivering expert training for front line professionals. He also writes extensively in the field, editing and contributing to leading textbooks and (amongst many other publications) the 39 Essex Chambers Mental Capacity Law Report, the ‘bible’ for solicitors (and others) working in the area. He is the creator of the website www.mentalcapacitylawandpolicy.org.uk, providing resources and expert commentary on some of the most difficult mental capacity issues.

Alex is an Honorary Research Lecturer at the University of Manchester, a Wellcome Trust Research Fellow at King’s College London and a Research Affiliate at the Essex Autonomy Project, University of Essex. He spent 2016 on secondment to the Law Commission as a consultant to their Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty Project.

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