An Introduction to Deputyship

An Introduction to Deputyship
18 Nov 2024 - London


18 Nov 2024

10:00 AM ‐ 4:30 PM

With a SmartPlan £486

With a Season Ticket £540

Standard price £720

All prices exclude VAT
Introduction: Requires no prior subject knowledge
5 hours
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This full day introductory in-person seminar provides a practical guide to deputyship and will cover how to prepare and make the application in the Court of Protection, as well as the extent and limits of the powers of deputyship once the appointment has been made.

What You Will Learn

This course will cover the following:

  • Understand the legal framework and the relevant provisions of the Mental Capacity Act 2005;
  • Know what information and evidence you need in order to make the application:
  • Have a working knowledge of, and be able to complete the COP forms to make the application;
  • Understand the role of the Office of the Public Guardian in supervising deputies;
  • Know what a deputy can and cannot do, once appointed;
  • Be aware of the alternatives to deputyship;
  • Understand what costs are recoverable by both professional and lay deputies.

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Alexandra Nutter

Warrington | Dootsons LLP

Explained things very well

Kate Smith

| Eric Robinson

Very engaging speaker who gave me the chance to raise queries during the course

Francesca Harwood

| Mander Cruickshank Solicitors

Very enjoyable and informative course

Ms McLernan

Oxfordshire | Franklins

This course was absolutely perfect

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