Half-Day Conference: Court of Protection Update

Half day Conference: Court of Protection Update

Chair: David Rees QC

Speakers : Jordan Holland, Ruth Hughes, Barbara Rich, Rose Fetherstonhaugh David Rees QC, Michael O’Sullivan , Miranda Allardice , and William East

Location: Prince Philip House, 3 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5DG

Cost: £75 plus VAT

Learning objectives: As part of its continuing program of professional development seminars and conferences, 5 Stone Buildings will hold a half-day conference to consider and discuss the many recent decisions and notable developments in the Court of Protection.

The conference will address issues faced by clients and professionals, bringing the benefit of the speakers’ considerable expertise across a wide range of Court of Protection property and welfare considerations.

Conference Programme:

8.30am Registration and breakfast

9.00am Introduction – David Rees QC

9.05am Stop Press – Recent cases and other developments – Jordan Holland

9.25am Sex, Marriage and Capacity – Ruth Hughes

9.50am Transparency in, and media scrutiny of, the Court of Protection – Barbara Rich 

10.10am Coffee

10.40am Stop Press – Some very recent judgements – Rose Fetherstonhaugh

10.50am Re Lawson, Mottram & Hopton – How does the Court of Protection approach the appointment of deputies? – David Rees QC

11.10am Gifts and Settlements Masterclass chaired by Michael O’Sullivan

11.10am Introduction – Michael O’Sullivan

11.15am11.35am – Maintenance and Gift provisions in Lasting Powers of Attorney – Miranda Allardice 

11.35am11.55am – Authorising Settlements for Minors – Michael O’Sullivan

11.55am12.15pm – Tax Planning in the Court of Protection – William East 

12.15pm12.30pm – Plenary Session on Gifts – Michael O’Sullivan, Miranda Allardice, and William East

12.30pm Close

Places are limited, please reserve now.

There is a fee to attend this conference of £75 plus VAT. As places will be limited, to reserve your place at this conference, please complete the form below.

November 8th 2019 conference

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