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Mental Capacity

Dr Elisabeth Alton

A meeting of mindsSubscription

14 May 2019By

GPs are sometimes reluctant to carry out mental capacity assessments if a solicitor requests one for a client. Dr Elisabeth Alton explains how your legal knowledge and experience can be key to changing their minds

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Back to basics: Welfare deputyshipsSubscription

12 February 2019By

Sheree Green reviews the basics on welfare deputyships, and looks at why so few have been appointed

Road to costs recovery

The road to recoverySubscription

12 February 2019By

Stephanie Kaye provides a guide to improving the recovery of your legal costs in the Court of Protection

Fiona Heald

Concerned callerSubscription

12 February 2019By

Despite the news that investigations into lasting powers of attorney are on the rise, Fiona Heald has noticed a trend in members of the public struggling to get their concerns taken seriously. Here she explains what you can do if you get a call asking for help

David Mulholland

Meeting expectationsSubscription

12 February 2019By

Regulators have been taking a keener interest of late in how professional services firms protect their vulnerable clients. What level of service should you expect from financial advisers in this area? David Mulholland explains

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Take control

6 November 2018By

The EU GDPR magnifies the data privacy obligations of deputies and attorneys in relation to donors and people lacking mental capacity. Craig Ward provides a guide to the new requirements

Helen Clarke

Workshop: Elderly client care and the Mental Capacity Act 2005Subscription

18 September 2018By

Delegates at the conference could choose between five workshops, run twice over the course of the day. Helen Clarke rounds up hers below

Mental capacity

Mental notes

7 August 2018By

Stephanie David rounds up the key developments in mental capacity law, including the retrospective approval of gifts and choosing a litigation friend

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