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Autonomy

Autonomy How deftly is the Court treading the line between autonomous decision-making and safeguarding vulnerable adults from potential harm?

Statutory wills

Statutory wills How do you control - and overcome - difficulties with statutory will applications, supported by case-law and practical examples?

Capacity evidence - John McKendrick QC, Outer Temple Chambers

Capacity evidence - John McKendrick QC, Outer Temple Chambers How is the Court dealing with the particular difficulties of (1) distorted memories, (2) false beliefs and (3) personality change? What if capacity fluctuates?

Welfare deputies - Claire van Overdijk, Outer Temple Chambers

Welfare deputies - Claire van Overdijk, Outer Temple Chambers In appointing welfare deputies, what is meant in practice by "only in the most difficult cases"? When and how are such appointments necessary?

Conduct - Alison Meacher, Hardwicke

Conduct - Alison Meacher, Hardwicke How do you gain an edge for your client when contending with attorneys or deputies suspected of financial abuse and recovering misappropriated monies?

Removing attorneys and deputies - Edward Cumming QC, XXIV

Removing attorneys and deputies - Edward Cumming QC, XXIV In borderline cases what tips the balance when arguing for the removal - or protection - of attorneys/deputies for alleged financial abuse, supported by case-law and practical examples?

Autonomous decision making - Sam Karim QC, Kings Chambers

Autonomous decision making - Sam Karim QC, Kings Chambers How deftly is the Court treading the line between autonomous decision-making and safeguarding vulnerable adults from potential harm? B v A Local Authority [2019]

Cross-border - Sophy Miles, Doughty Street Chambers

Cross-border - Sophy Miles, Doughty Street Chambers Drawing on live cases, when will the English Court recognise foreign powers of attorney? Which procedures are to be applied in such cases?

Cross-border (NTS) - Sophy Miles, Doughty Street Chambers

Cross-border (NTS) - Sophy Miles, Doughty Street Chambers Drawing on live cases, when will the English Court recognise foreign powers of attorney? Which procedures are to be applied in such cases?

Welfare deputyship - David Rees QC, 5 Stone Buildings

Welfare deputyship - David Rees QC, 5 Stone Buildings Is there a shift in the wind over the Court’s approach to welfare deputyship applications following Lawson, Mottram and Hopton, Re (appointment of personal welfare deputies) [2019]?

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