Litigation Friends & the Court of Protection - Key Principles & Recent Case Law
This new virtual classroom seminar will look at litigation friends in practice, from their appointment to applications for their removal.
It will cover a number of recent and important developments in case law, including:
- Hinduja v Hinduja
- Glover v Barker
- Shirazi v Shirazi
The session is suitable for all litigators, and particularly those who frequently deal with capacity issues.
What You Will Learn
This live and interactive session will cover the following:
- How are litigation friends appointed?
- What are the duties of a litigation friend?
- When, and how, can a court remove them?
- What role does the COP have when a litigation friend is appointed in civil proceedings?
- What about an appointment made by a foreign court?
- What entitlement, and liability, does a litigation friend have for costs?
Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.