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Managing the government’s transformation agenda for adult services is time consuming and complex, involving the implementation of new legislation and handling projects involving public, private and third sectors. From social care and health law issues to commercial contracts and funding new retirement villages; our team of specialists works collaboratively with our clients and other specialists in the field. We understand your issues and our goal is to minimise the risks. 


  • National client base - local authorities, religious organisations, charities and their insurers and over 50 NHS Trusts. 
  • Large team of dedicated specialists - five partners and 15 lawyers based in Nottingham, Birmingham. Manchester and London. 
  • Proven track record in implementing government reform - Local Improvement Finance Trust, equal pay, safeguarding vulnerable adults, mental capacity, human rights act. 
  • Full service solution - experts in adult services, funding, litigation, mental capacity and mental health, insurance, property, tax, procurement and employment issues, working with strategic partnership and specialist networks. 
  • Thought leaders - active at the Court of Appeal and House of Lords.

Result: peace of mind; your reputation and organisation in safe hands through change; strategic partnerships delivering workable solutions.


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Serious medical treatment and the MCA-DoLS framework

Becky Fitzpatrick will look at some of the recent leading cases in this area, focusing in particular on the interplay between the Mental Capacity Act, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and on occasion the Mental Health Act.

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Mental capacity and deprivation of liberty case law update, including 'N v A CCG' - April 2017

On 22 March, the Supreme Court handed down a much-anticipated judgment on N v A CCG on the relationship between resource allocation decisions and best interests.

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The Law Commission Report webinar - April 2017

On 13 March 2017 the Law Commission published its full report and recommendations, with a draft Bill, to radically reform the law on Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty. Mark Barnett discusses the recommendations and the practical impact in this webinar.

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Upcoming webinars

Deprivation of liberty case law update - including the judgment in N v A CCG - 18 April 2017

Ben Troke will summarise and consider the impact of this judgment, and give advice on putting the decision into practice.

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