Court of Protection – What Matters Does it Cover?

Court of Protection – What Matters Does it Cover?

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Course Overview

The use of the Court of Protection (COP) has increased over the years.

Aimed at practitioners wishing to improve or refresh their knowledge regarding the COP, this session will provide viewers with an overview of the COP’s powers and will discuss the two types of lasting powers of attorney; personal welfare and property and affairs.

The position in relation to court deputies, lasting powers of attorney and the use of advance directives will also be considered.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the reference notes and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge.
  • This course provides 0.5 – 1 CPD points (depending on length of time spent reviewing the supporting documentation).

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Be familiar with the COP’s powers
  • • Understand the differences between LPA and EPA
  • • Have a greater understanding of, and feel confident when, advising clients regarding this area of private client law

What is the target audience?

  • Private client practitioners


About Instructor - Safda Mahmood

Safda is a senior solicitor, with a public authority, having had practiced in both Private Practice and Local Government. Safda is on the Law Society Children Panel and specialises in Children Law and Adoption. He delivers training across the country and writes regularly for various journals including Family Law Journal, Legal Executives Journal and Law Society Bulletin.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar


  • Notes
    1 Page
  • Evaluation
    1 Page


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