The Liver Building

Mental Capacity Act Update with Helen Clarke


Speaker: Helen Clarke

Date: Wednesday 23rd October, 2019

Time: 10:00 - 13:00

Areas of Law: Wills, Trust, Tax & Probate

Competencies: A2 (a)(d)(e)

Liverpool Law Society,
2nd Floor Helix,
Edmund Street,
L3 9NY

Course Code: S4338



Including analysis of the recent decision in Re Various Lasting Powers of Attorney EWCOP40 together guidance on how to avoid maintenance provisions being severed.


Details of the recently announced deputyship fee refund scheme including claims where P has already died.

Both the new case and the refund scheme have happened within the last 5 weeks 

After this  session , delegates should have increased  their  knowledge  and  understanding of the  MCA 2005  including potential problems and pitfalls  and  where  appropriate practical solutions  in  the following areas :

  • Awareness of recent guidance and news from OPG
  • Increased knowledge  of the knowledge  of Court  of  Protection  decisions
  • Updated  their  practical knowledge on drafting points and procedural points relating to LPAs
  • Revocation and cancellation of LPAs , EPAs and Deputyships

The detailed notes will include practical examples, draft clauses and action points.

Speaker Biographies

Helen Clarke is a solicitor specialising in probate and elderly client issues. She represents   the Probate Section on the   Law Society Council; she is Chair of the Law Society Wills and Equity Committee and a member of STEP.



Member £105
Non-member £150
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