Managing Vulnerable Clients – The new regime under The Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015

With the introduction of the new AMDCA Act 2015, it is incumbent on legal practitioners
to be aware of the new regime. This one hour lecture introduces the various new
concepts and definitions introduced by the legislation and sets out how the practice and
procedure in relation to making Court applications to have Decision Making
Representatives appointed.

The lecture covers a number of topics, including:

  • The guiding principles
  • The relevant person
  • Capacity applications under part V
  •  The functional approach to capacity
  • Statement of particulars
  • Proofs for Court
  • Discharge of Wardship
  • EPAs

Teaching method:  

e-Lecture, PowerPoint;

Duration & pricing:

  • Net-Duration: 1 hour

To book this lecture please refer to: 2024 Legal CPD programme

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