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1 Crown Office Row, 'Alasdair Henderson secures award of damages for false imprisonment in a hospital setting' (30/1/19) Resources 2019-02-02 10:58:24 PM
2019-10-18 Panel interview procedure clarification News

Panel interview procedure clarification

The Law Society website (at the time of writing, 18/10/19) states that "there will not be an opportunity consult any reference materials during the interview itself", despite the guidance document stating that "[a]pplicants may make use of books and other reference material when preparing the case study and may take these and any notes into the interview". It would be wise to check this for yourself as conflicting answers have been given in the past. The official position in 2017 was that the website was wrong (email from Jane Sweetman, 27/2/17). The official position now is that you are allowed to use reference materials for the Case Study Q&A but not for the Professional Ethics Q&A (email from Beth Hamill, 18/10/19) and the Law Society have again undertaken to amend the guidance. See Law Society mental health accreditation scheme.

2019-10-18 8:44:41 PM
2019-10-26 New edition of COP Handbook News

New edition of COP Handbook

The third edition of this book is now available. See Alex Ruck Keene et al, Court of Protection Handbook: A User's Guide (3rd edn, LAG 2019).

2019-10-26 9:51:23 PM
2019-10-26 New edition of MHA Manual News

New edition of MHA Manual

The latest edition of this book is now available. See Richard Jones, Mental Health Act Manual (22nd edn, Sweet and Maxwell 2019).

2019-10-26 9:53:54 PM
2020-03-17 PELT courses postponed owing to coronavirus pandemic News

PELT courses postponed owing to coronavirus pandemic

The following are the new dates: (1) PELT: Mental Health Act Masterclass - Legal Update (Hoylake, 4/6/20); (2) PELT: Introduction to MCA and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (Hoylake, 5/6/20); (3) PELT: Introduction to the Mental Health Act (Hoylake, 8/6/20); (4) PELT: Introduction to using Court of Protection including s21A Appeals (Hoylake, 9/6/20); (5) PELT: Accredited - Admission to the MHT Panel (Hoylake, 15/6/20 and 16/6/20); (6) PELT: Court of Protection/MCA Masterclass - Legal Update (Hoylake, 2/7/20); (7) PELT: Depriving Children and Young People of their liberty lawfully (Hoylake, Autumn 2020). See Events for full details.

2020-03-17 3:18:58 PM
2020-03-23 Edge Training courses postponed owing to coronavirus pandemic News

Edge Training courses postponed owing to coronavirus pandemic

Edge Training have postponed their March to June courses owing to the coronavirus pandemic. Some courses may be converted to webinars (to be confirmed). See Events

2020-03-23 2:46:25 PM
2020-03-23 MHLA courses postponed owing to coronavirus pandemic News

MHLA courses postponed owing to coronavirus pandemic

The Mental Health Lawyers Association have postponed their March and April courses owing to the coronavirus pandemic. See Events.

2020-03-23 2:45:06 PM
2020-03-25 LAA coronavirus guidance update News

LAA coronavirus guidance update

The 24/3/20 version states: "In situations where it is not possible to get a client signature, digitally or otherwise, please make a note on the file explaining why, countersigned by a supervisor, and also make a note on the application/form when submitted to avoid delays or issues with processing. Please seek a signature at the earliest possible opportunity." See Legal Aid Agency, 'Coronavirus (COVID-19): Legal Aid Agency contingency response' (18/3/20)

2020-03-25 10:25:55 PM
2020-03-31 LAA coronavirus guidance update News

LAA coronavirus guidance update

The 27/3/20 update to this guidance states: "Most Mental Health Tribunal (MHT) hearings will now be heard remotely. We can confirm the MHT Level 3 Fee will be payable where representation is carried out at a remote hearing intended to dispose of a case and would have ordinarily taken place in person." See Legal Aid Agency, 'Coronavirus (COVID-19): Legal Aid Agency contingency response' (18/3/20).

2020-03-31 9:47:47 PM
2020-04-01 LAA coronavirus guidance update News

LAA coronavirus guidance update

The 27/3/20 update to this guidance states (in relation to situations where a client's signature cannot be obtained): "For avoidance of doubt, supervisor signatures may also be provided digitally to enable effective remote supervision, as long as they are clearly related to the relevant file notes." See Legal Aid Agency, 'Coronavirus (COVID-19): Legal Aid Agency contingency response' (18/3/20)

2020-04-01 7:38:39 PM
2020-04-28 RAB AMHP course rescheduled News

RAB AMHP course rescheduled

The RAB AMHP course, originally scheduled for 1-3 Jun 2020 in London, will now be held by Edge Training as a webinar for a reduced price on new dates. See Edge Training: AMHP Refresher and Re-approval course (webinar, 21/5/20, 22/5/20 and 26/5/20).

2020-04-28 10:34:00 PM
2020-04-29 Edge Training courses converted to webinars News

Edge Training courses converted to webinars

The following courses have been converted to webinars, and in most cases the dates have been changed: Edge Training: Hoarding and the Law (webinar, 1/5/20 and 4/5/20); Edge Training: BIA Legal Update - Annual Refresher (webinar, 5/5/20 and 7/5/20); Edge Training: AMHP Legal Update (webinar, 11/5/20); Edge Training: MHA and MCA Interaction (webinar, 12/5/20 and 14/5/20); Edge Training: Liberty Protection Safeguards (webinar, 6/5/20 and 20/5/20); Edge Training: BIA Report Writing (webinar, 15/5/20 and 22/5/20); Edge Training: BIA Legal Update Annual Refresher (webinar, 27/5/20 and 29/5/20).

2020-04-29 9:01:54 PM
2020-05-11 Resumption of three-member tribunals News

Resumption of three-member tribunals

Hearings taking place on or after 1/6/20 will be heard by a three-member panel (this was stated at the Mental Health Jurisdictional Stakeholders Meeting on 6/5/20). See Mental Health Tribunal and coronavirus.

2020-05-11 8:10:53 AM
2020-05-23 All PELT courses postponed News

All PELT courses postponed

All Peter Edwards Law Training courses have been postponed, and will be rearranged when it is safe to do so. See the following pages for details of each course: PELT: Accredited - Admission to the MHT Panel (Hoylake, postponed); PELT: Court of Protection/MCA Masterclass - Legal Update (Hoylake, postponed); PELT: Depriving Children and Young People of their liberty lawfully (Hoylake, postponed); PELT: Introduction to MCA and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (Hoylake, postponed); PELT: Introduction to the Mental Health Act (Hoylake, postponed); PELT: Introduction to using Court of Protection including s21A Appeals (Hoylake, postponed); PELT: Mental Health Act Masterclass - Legal Update (Hoylake, postponed).

2020-05-23 9:16:23 PM
2020-08-14 PELT courses now online News

PELT courses now online

Peter Edwards Law Training courses will now be held online, including: PELT: Introduction to the Mental Health Act (online, 16/9/20); PELT: Introduction to MCA and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (online, 18/9/20); PELT: Accredited - Admission to the MHT Panel (online, 28/9/20 and 29/9/20); PELT: Mental Health Act Masterclass - Legal Update (online, 14/10/20); PELT: Court of Protection/MCA Masterclass - Legal Update (online, 16/10/20); and PELT: Introduction to using Court of Protection including s21A Appeals (online, 27/10/20).

2020-08-14 10:20:47 PM
2020-08-17 COPUG meeting postponed News

COPUG meeting postponed

The meeting has been postponed from 6/10/20 to 8/10/20 and will be held via Microsoft Teams. See Court of Protection User Group Meeting (London, 8/10/20).

2020-08-17 9:30:47 PM
2020-08-30 Larry Gostin's textbook now online News

Larry Gostin's textbook now online

Professor Lawrence Gostin and Shaw & Sons have kindly given permission for Larry Gostin, Mental Health Services: Law and Practice (Shaw & Sons, supplement issue no 18, June 2000) to be reproduced on Mental Health Law Online. The book is out of print and the law stated in it out of date, but it is being reproduced here for historical and academic interest. There is one missing document, at Appendix C, page 21 (MHAC Circular - September 1984 - Mental Health Act 1983 - Review of Treatment, section 61). If you have the pages, please let me know! See Gostin.

2020-08-30 2:59:29 PM
2020-09-05 Missing pages from Gostin book uploaded News

Missing pages from Gostin book uploaded

Thanks to Richard Jones for sending the missing pages C21-24. Now the online version of the book is complete. See Larry Gostin, Mental Health Services: Law and Practice (Shaw & Sons, supplement issue no 18, June 2000).

2020-09-05 8:48:15 PM
39 Essex Chambers, 'Mental Capacity Report' (issue 101, February 2020) Resources 2020-07-01 9:20:29 AM
39 Essex Chambers, 'Mental Capacity Report' (issue 102, March 2020) Resources 2020-07-01 9:42:28 AM
39 Essex Chambers, 'Mental Capacity Report' (issue 103, April 2020) Resources 2020-07-01 9:47:38 AM
39 Essex Chambers, 'Mental Capacity Report' (issue 104, May 2020) Resources 2020-07-01 10:01:20 AM
39 Essex Chambers, 'Mental Capacity Report' (issue 105, June 2020) Resources 2020-08-06 1:39:45 PM
39 Essex Chambers, 'Mental Capacity Report' (issue 106, July 2020) Resources 2020-08-06 1:46:19 PM
39 Essex Chambers, 'Mental Capacity Report' (issue 107, September 2020) Resources 2020-09-15 8:34:37 PM
A City Council v LS (2019) EWHC 1384 (Fam) Cases 2020-04-02 3:04:00 PM
A Clinical Commissioning Group v P (2019) EWCOP 18 Cases 2019-05-29 9:36:55 PM
A Healthcare and B NHS Trust v CC (2020) EWHC 574 (Fam) Cases 2020-03-13 11:29:39 AM
A Local Authority v BF (2018) EWCA Civ 2962 Cases 2019-01-22 11:50:19 PM
A Local Authority v JB (2020) EWCA Civ 735 Cases 2020-06-11 8:40:56 PM
Aasya Mughal and Steven Richards, 'Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Case Law Summary 2017-19' (April 2019 edition, 24/4/19) Resources 2019-04-24 10:43:03 PM
Aasya Mughal and Steven Richards, 'Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Case Law Summary 2017-19' (June 2019 edition, 10/6/19) Resources 2019-06-11 12:14:35 PM
Aasya Mughal and Steven Richards, 'Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Case Law Summary' (May 2020 edition, 21/5/20) Resources 2020-06-27 8:51:05 PM
Abbotstone Law, London - COP and mental health paralegals (deadline 7/2/20) Jobs 2020-01-14 10:20:50 PM
Abbotstone Law, London - Court of Protection solicitor (deadline 7/2/20) Jobs 2020-01-14 10:17:12 PM
Abbotstone Law, London - Mental Capacity Consultant Solicitors Jobs 2020-06-25 6:37:15 PM
Abbotstone Law, London - Mental Health Consultant Solicitors Jobs 2020-06-25 6:32:44 PM
ABC v St George's Healthcare NHS Trust (2020) EWHC 455 (QB) Cases 2020-03-16 9:20:33 PM
AD'A v Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (2020) UKUT 110 (AAC) Cases 2020-04-12 9:27:36 PM
Alex Ruck Keene and Rosie Scott, 'The COVID-19 pandemic, the Coronavirus Bill and the Mental Capacity Act 2005' (39 Essex Chambers, 25/3/20) Resources 2020-03-25 10:40:39 PM
Alex Ruck Keene et al, 'Rapid response guidance note: Testing for COVID-19 and mental capacity' (4/5/20) Resources 2020-05-04 9:43:18 PM
Alex Ruck Keene, 'COVID-19 and MCA - first guidance out' (Mental Capacity Law and Policy, 19/3/20) Resources 2020-03-20 9:05:36 PM
Alex Ruck Keene, 'Going beyond the Mental Capacity Act in assessing capacity: recognising and overcoming biases and stereotypes' (The Mental Elf, 26/3/20) Resources 2020-04-01 2:05:55 PM
Alex Ruck Keene, 'Public health restrictions and capacity' (Mental Capacity Law and Policy, 29/3/20) Resources 2020-04-01 1:53:37 PM
AM (Afghanistan) v SSHD (2017) EWCA Civ 1123 Cases 2019-07-26 8:16:11 PM
Amended Pilot Practice Direction: Health, Education and Social Care Chamber of the First-Tier Tribunal (Mental Health) (Coronavirus, 15/9/20) Resources 2020-09-19 7:54:27 PM
An NHS Foundation Trust v AB (2019) EWCOP 26 Cases 2020-02-25 10:34:38 AM
Andrew Norfolk, 'Sexual predator’s victim was failed at every turn' (The Times, 27/7/17) Resources 2019-02-27 12:03:24 PM
Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act 2018 Legislation 2019-01-01 5:54:34 PM
Atkins and Palmer, London - Court of Protection Solicitor (listed until 7/2/20) Jobs 2019-11-06 11:16:03 PM
Atkins and Palmer, London - Mental health solicitor or experienced caseworker (listed until 7/2/20) Jobs 2019-11-06 11:13:54 PM
B v A Local Authority (2019) EWCA Civ 913 Cases 2020-04-02 1:16:04 PM
Bar Council, 'Chair of the Bar sets out concerns to MoJ, HMCTS, the Legal Aid Agency, the senior judiciary, the Bar Standards Board and the Inns of Court' (18/3/20) Resources 2020-03-19 12:16:18 AM
Bar Council, 'Coronavirus advice and updates' (March 2020, updated periodically) Resources 2020-03-22 10:12:33 PM
Bassetlaw CCG (19 006 727a) and Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (19 006 727b) (2019) MHLO 67 (LGSCO) Cases 2020-04-02 1:57:27 PM
Belfast Telegraph, 'Blind veteran tells judge he is ‘living again’ after going home' (19/3/19) Resources 2019-10-08 7:10:04 PM
Bond Solon: Acting lawfully and ethically under Coronavirus Act 2020 (webinar, 6/4/20) Events 2020-04-03 8:22:28 PM
Bond Solon: DoLS Legal Update (online, 22/5/20) Events 2020-05-18 9:11:21 PM
BP v London Borough of Harrow (2019) EWCOP 20 Cases 2019-06-15 10:48:01 PM
Bristol University: AMHPs and nearest relatives - Bristol, 8/7/19 Events 2019-06-24 1:05:31 PM
British National Formulary (Pharmaceutical Press, 79th edn 2020) Resources 2020-03-05 10:03:06 AM
Burke Niazi, London - Court of Protection paralegal (deadline 4/2/19) Jobs 2019-01-03 10:06:46 PM
Burke Niazi, London - Court of Protection solicitor (deadline 4/2/19) Jobs 2019-01-03 10:05:52 PM
Burke Niazi, London - Court of Protection solicitor/paralegal (at least 12 months' experience) Jobs 2019-07-26 10:47:07 PM
Burke Niazi, London - Court of Protection solicitor/paralegal (at least three years' experience) Jobs 2019-07-26 10:45:08 PM
Cale Solicitors, Greenwich - Mental Health Law Solicitor/Legal Executive (deadline 28/1/19) Jobs 2019-01-10 2:14:37 PM
Cale Solicitors, Greenwich - Mental Health Law Solicitor/Legal Executive (listed until 20/12/19) Jobs 2019-09-18 9:35:10 PM
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board v P (2020) EWCOP 8 Cases 2020-02-27 11:23:47 PM
Care Quality Commission, 'COVID-19: Interim Methodology for Second Opinions' (Dear Colleague letter, 20/3/20) Resources 2020-03-29 8:58:45 PM
CB v Medway Council (2019) EWCOP 5 Cases 2019-03-15 8:42:48 PM
CB v SSWP (2020) UKUT 15 (AAC) Cases 2020-04-14 2:40:40 PM
CD v London Borough of Croydon (2019) EWHC 2943 (Fam) Cases 2019-11-03 11:32:44 PM
Celia Kitzinger, 'Remote justice: a family perspective' (Transparency Project, 29/3/20) Resources 2020-03-29 8:46:38 PM
Claire Tyler, 'The stormy passage of the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill' (The House Magazine, 2/5/19) Resources 2019-05-13 12:46:42 PM
Clitheroe v Bond (2020) EWHC 1185 (Ch) Cases 2020-05-21 9:40:38 PM
Conroys Solicitors, 'Listing of community hearings' (press release, 6/5/20) Resources 2020-05-06 12:16:51 PM
Coronavirus Act 2020 Legislation 2020-03-25 10:54:49 PM
Coronavirus Act 2020 (Commencement No 1) (Wales) Regulations 2020 Legislation 2020-04-19 11:14:35 PM
Course date changed (from 16/5/19 to 17/6/19) News

Course date changed (from 16/5/19 to 17/6/19)

See PELT: Court of Protection Masterclass (new material) - Hoylake, 17/6/19.

2019-05-12 11:28:09 PM
Court of Protection User Group Meeting (London, 15/10/19) Events 2019-06-11 1:00:00 PM
Court of Protection User Group Meeting (London, 8/10/20) Events 2020-03-20 3:46:40 PM
Court of Protection, 'Additional Guidance for Judges and Practitioners arising from Covid-19' (The Hon Mr Justice Hayden, 18/3/20) Resources 2020-03-18 11:50:16 PM
Court of Protection, 'Court User Group Update' (HHJ Carolyn Hilder and Amrit Panesar, 21/5/20) Resources 2020-05-22 8:14:36 PM
Court of Protection, 'Dear Colleagues letter' (Mr Justice Hayden, 23/3/20) Resources 2020-03-24 10:45:16 PM
Court of Protection, 'Further Guidance for Judges and Practitioners in the Court of Protection arising from Covid-19' (Mr Justice Hayden, 24/3/20) Resources 2020-03-24 10:53:11 PM
Court of Protection, 'Letter about Hive group' (Mr Justice Hayden, 4/5/20) Resources 2020-05-04 9:31:24 PM
Court of Protection, 'Remote access to the Court of Protection guidance' (Mr Justice Hayden, 31/3/20) Resources 2020-04-01 1:11:26 PM
Court of Protection, 'Visits to P by Judges and Legal Advisors' (The Hon Mr Justice Hayden, 13/3/20) Resources 2020-03-17 9:52:23 PM
CQC, 'Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership fined £80,000 after patient is injured falling from hospital roof' (21/8/19) Resources 2019-08-22 11:02:51 PM
CQC, 'CQC finds improvements in use of the Mental Health Act but remains concerned about safety' (26/2/19) Resources 2019-02-27 3:58:20 PM
CQC, 'CQC has made changes to Mental Health Act complaints process' (11/5/20) Resources 2020-05-13 8:50:08 PM
CQC, 'CQC sets out next steps to support adult social care during the COVID-19 pandemic' (15/4/20) Resources 2020-04-16 4:47:59 PM
CQC, 'CQC to review the use of restraint, prolonged seclusion and segregation for people with mental health problems, a learning disability and/or autism' (3/12/18) Resources 2019-02-04 2:22:22 PM
CQC, 'Monitoring the Mental Health Act in 2016/17 - amendment list' (31/12/18) Resources 2019-02-19 9:16:14 PM
CQC, 'Monitoring the Mental Health Act in 2016/17' (amended version, 9/1/19) Resources 2019-02-19 9:08:38 PM
CQC, 'Monitoring the Mental Health Act in 2017/18' (26/2/19) Resources 2019-02-27 3:47:11 PM
CQC, 'Monitoring the Mental Health Act in 2018/19' (6/2/20) Resources 2020-04-02 3:38:32 PM
CQC, 'Relationships and sexuality in adult social care services' (21/9/19) Resources 2019-02-23 11:42:38 AM
CQC, 'Routine inspections suspended in response to coronavirus outbreak' (16/3/20) Resources 2020-03-16 8:43:07 PM
CQC, 'The state of health care and adult social care in England 2018/19' (14/10/19) Resources 2019-10-15 8:48:35 PM

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