The Liver Building

Mental Capacity Act Update with Helen Clarke


Speaker: Helen Clarke

Date: Tuesday 9th October, 2018

Time: 10:00 - 13:00

Areas of Law: Wills, Trust, Tax & Probate

Competencies: A1,2,4 & B

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

Course Code: S4165


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 Attorneys / Deputies role if Donor/P appointed as an executor.
  • Updated their knowledge of Court of Protection decisions
  • Updated their practical knowledge on drafting points and procedural points

OPG Issues

  • Round up of guidance and news from OPG
  • Procedure and process to apply for Probate on behalf of Donor or P
  • Gifting v supporting family needs – when do you require Court approval ?

Court of Protection matters

  • Case law update including Re AR 2018 and Re DMM 2017
  • Round up of information and news about the CoP

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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