Law Society, 'Practice note: Representation before mental health tribunals' (27/5/16)

Law Society MHT practice note This practice note advises on providing legal advice to clients appearing before the First Tier Tribunal (Mental Health) in England and the Mental Health Review Tribunal for Wales. It has information under the following headings: (1) Introduction; (2) The right to legal advice and representation before the tribunal; (3) Communication with the client; (4) Taking instructions; (5) Your duties towards your client; (6) Good tribunal practice; (7) Representing children and young people before the tribunal; (8) More information. It was last updated on 27/5/16 to cover recent case law including YA (see para 4.1), Care and Treatment Reviews (see para 6.2.1) and includes other more minor amendments. Superseded by: Law Society, 'Practice note: Representation before mental health tribunals' (12/12/19).

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Type: Practice Note🔍

Title: Practice note: Representation before mental health tribunals

Author: Law Society🔍

Date: 27/2/16🔍

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