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'LPS - it's out - what do you need to know?' webinar

20 April 2022

The long awaited draft Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice, including the Liberty Protection Safeguards (“LPS”), has landed.

Come and join us for our first of a series of webinars on Tuesday 12 April – this on-demand session focuses on the detail set out in the Regulations and Code of Practice now that these have been published.

Hosted by Chris Stark, a Partner in the health and social care advisory team. Chris has worked in-house at large acute and mental health Trusts as well as in the independent sector. He also advises on all aspects of mental capacity and regularly appears in the Court of Protection representing both health and care sector clients. Chris will be joined by Mark Barnett, Partner. Mark advises health and social care providers and commissioners on the Mental Capacity Act and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, including taking cases before the Court of Protection. Mark also advises and represents NHS trusts at inquests and has appeared before numerous coroners.

'LPS - it's out - what do you need to know?' webinar

Our speakers

Chris Stark

Chris Stark

Partner

Chris Stark specialises in clinical negligence claims and health law, including mental health, Court of Protection/Mental Capacity Act and advocacy at inquests.

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Mark Barnett

Mark Barnett

Partner

Mark Barnett specialises in clinical negligence and healthcare law, dealing with inquests, cases in the court of protection and advising health and social care clients on the Mental Capacity Act, DoLS and Mental Health Act.

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