Court of Protection Seminar




£95 + VAT




Exchange Chambers, 201 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 3NW

This seminar will explore the issues surrounding capacity and best interests in respect of the most fundamental aspects of autonomy with a unique judicial perspective from Sir Mark Hedley who helped to shape the Court of Protection from its infancy.

Rebecca Clark and Dr Matthew Cahill will explore the issues of capacity and best interests relating to the continuation of in-patient treatment for people with severe and enduring Anorexia Nervosa.

  • What particular issues arise when assessing whether someone has capacity to consent or refuse treatment?
  • What practical issues arise from medically invasive feeding?
  • How should capacity be assessed in relation to nutrition and end of life decisions?
  • When would such treatment be considered futile?

Matthew Stockwell
 will explore the issues surrounding capacity to make decisions about sexual relations with others and best interests decisions surrounding use of the internet and social media.

Please see the full programme below. The cost of this course is £95 + VAT which will include brunch.

To book your place, please contact Jo Stapley. Do not hesitate to get in touch if you would like any further information about this event.