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Mental Capacity Act 2005 - A Decade on, Rights and Wrongs

Leigh Day is proud to be supporting the Edith Ellen Foundation's conference on the Mental Capacity Act. 

Date: 30th March 2017
Venue: The Mercure Hotel, 121-131 Boundary Road, Norwich NR3 2BA
Cost: This conference is free to attend
Registration: To book a place on this conference, please click here. 

This conference will provide up-to-date training from highly regarded speakers at the forefront of their field. The in-depth programme of talks and workshops will address the impact of recent developments within the legislation, the Court of Protection and what is right and wrong a decade on.

This Conference will consider how the current Mental Capacity Act applies to day-to-day practice, with a focus on capacity and best interest assessments and how these can protect the healthcare practitioner and improve patient care.  The day will also explore the recommendations made by the House of Lords and the Government’s response, including the new Mental Capacity Advisory Board and potential new legislative framework.

Emma Jones, Partner in the Human Rights Department will be speaking at the event. 

Please click to view further information on the Mental Capacity Act conference.


Brexit and Fundamental Rights

Leigh Day and 1 Crown Office Row collaborated to host a 'Brexit and Fundamental Rights' seminar, chaired by Joshua Rozenberg.

Sean Humber, partner and head of human rights, introduced the event. Nigel Mackay spoke on the panel alongside Adam Wagner, Jeremy Hyam QC, Dominic Ruck Keene and Hannah Noyce from 1 Crown Office Row.

Please click to listen to the podcast of this event. 

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