DT 1793 Mental Capacity - law and practice, for Immigration lawyers

This course will cover: 

- Short introduction to MCA basic principles, language and definitions
- Key differences between MCA and MHA
- Code of Practice and Solicitors code of conduct - vulnerable clients and capacity assessment triggers, supporting vulnerable clients to make decisions for themselves
- Litigation friends, capacity advocates and acting in your client’s best interests, the EqA duties to disabled clients, safeguarding
- Immigration detention issues and case law (VC,MDA)
- Case law C, AM (Afghanistan) (litigation friends in tribunal proceedings)

Event details

Date(s):21 May - 21 March 2019
Start Time:17:45
End Time:19.30
Main area:Immigration
Tutor details:Amanda Weston QC, Garden Court Chambers
Tutor biographies:Amanda practises across a wide range of public and administrative law fields with an emphasis on civil liberties and vulnerable client groups. She was a finalist for the Legal Aid Barrister of the Year Award 2013.
Amanda has a long-standing commitment to upholding the rights of immigrants and their families. She is a regular contributor to the Legal Action Immigration Law update and writes the SIAC practice & procedure update for LAG.
PriceConcessionary Training Prices: £60
Member Training Prices: £80
Non Member Training Prices: £120

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