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17 Nov 2017

Elder Law Conference: Capacity Law: Issues For Medico-Legal Professionals

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Date 17 Nov 2017
Time 13:00 - 16:00
Location Belfast and venue to be confirmed
Cost £50.00 per person
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TIME: 1PM  4PM LUNCH & REGISTRATION FROM 12:30PM

COST: £50 WITH ALL PROCEEDS BEING DONATED TO AGE NI

Both Medical and Legal professions need to have a greater joint awareness of the difficulties which we each face in dealing with capacity issues – something as we all know will have greater prevalence in the years to come.

The Law Society of Northern Ireland is hosting a multi-disciplinary Elder Law Conference on Capacity Law and Issues for Medico-Legal Professionals.

  • Welcome Ian Huddleston, President, Law Society of Northern Ireland
  • Challenges of acting for Clients Linda Johnston, Elder Law Solicitor and with Capacity Issues founding member of the Elder Law Group in Northern Ireland
  • Policy Issues from the BMA Perspective Dr Julian Sheather (PhD), Specialist adviser, Ethics and human rights Policy Directorate, BMA
  • Capacity Issues Overview Dr Barbara English, Consultant Psychiatrist,
  • Panel Discussion Including all conference speakers & Eddie Lynch, Commissioner for Older People

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