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Mental Capacity

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Take control

6 November 2018By

The EU General Data Protection Regulation 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

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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

Charlotte Pisuto

Cash backSubscription

15 May 2018By

Charlotte Pisuto addresses the practical implications of obtaining a refund for a registered enduring or lasting power of attorney from the Office of the Public Guardian

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A fine line

21 February 2018By ,

A professional deputy is under a duty to protect P from financial abuse and spending unwisely, but when does this become overprotectiveness? Using practical examples, Holly Miéville-Hawkins and Asha Beswetherick explain how you can navigate this increasingly fine line

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Power playSubscription

14 February 2018By

The recent Court of Protection decision in The Public Guardian’s Severance Applications [2017] EWCOP 10 has significant implications for both attorneys acting under lasting powers of attorney and for solicitors who draft them. David Rees QC explains

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Changing the channelSubscription

14 February 2018By

The law relating to mental capacity in Jersey is set for a shake-up in April, when a new act comes into force to assist those who no longer have capacity to deal with their affairs. Victoria Grogan runs through the legislation’s talking points

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Digital danger Subscription

7 November 2017By

The Financial Conduct Authority has called for lasting powers of attorney to be fully digitised to make them easier to apply for. Dawn Joughlin argues that the proposals will only leave vulnerable people at risk of fraud and abuse. 

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