Law Society, 'Practice note: Representation before mental health tribunals' (12/12/19)
Law Society MHT practice note This practice note contains 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. The changes mainly arise from the SRA Handbook being replaced by the SRA Standards and Regulations on 25/11/19. A tracked changes version is available on MHLO.
For details of earlier versions, see Law Society, 'Practice note: Representation before mental health tribunals' (27/5/16).
- Practice note PDF. PDF created for Mental Health Law Online.
- Tracked changes PDF. PDF created for Mental Health Law Online showing the differences between the May 2016 and December 2019 versions.