Court of Protection and Lasting Powers of Attorney Update 2016

Central Law Training
Course summary
Length: 1 day
Price: 475 GBP excl. VAT
Location: Birmingham, Bristol, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham - Show all expander

Course Description

Court of Protection & Lasting Powers of Attorney Course

Court of Protection and Lasting Powers of Attorney Update 2016 - 5 CPD Hours

This intensive one-day course provides a comprehensive update on the legal practice connected to the court of protection and LPA work. The course discusses the proposed changes to the LPA and EPA case law, capacity case law, court fees update, and other current topics.

The training approach is highly practical and the course instructor, Caroline Bielanska, former Chief Executive of Solicitors for the Elderly, will use numerous examples to illustrate the concepts covered.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This training course is suitable for all lawyers who undertake Court of Protection and LPA work.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

This course is accredited by CPD Standards Office and is valued at 5 hours of CPD.

The Office recognises and independently accredits high-quality CPD provision, which meets the criteria of all types of CPD schemes and requirements.

Training Course Content

This update course covering the changes to the Court of Protection and LPA includes:

  • The OPG's fundamental review of supervision of deputies
  • Court of Protection rules changes
  • Form changes
  • LPA and EPA case law update
  • Capacity case law update
  • Court’s preference of deputy
  • How to replace a director who has lost mental capacity
  • Drafting LPAs for business clients
  • Court fees update
  • Identifying deprivation of liberty
  • Professional deputy update


The cost of this course varies between member and non-members:

  • Package price: £165 + VAT per delegate
  • Member price: £230 + VAT per delegate
  • Non-member price: £475 + VAT per delegate

In House / BespokeTraining

Central Law Training can also deliver this course as in house training and customise the course content to meet the specific requirements of your staff.

About the Course Speaker

Caroline Bielanska is former Chief Executive of Solicitors for the Elderly and provides consultancy for law firms on an independent basis. She is a committee member on STEP’s Special Interest Group on Mental Capacity and sits on the Court of Protection Users’ Group. She works closely with the OPG and assisted in the development of the 2009 Prescribed LPA forms and accompanying guidance, has been involved in the online digitalisation of OPG services. She sits on the current Court of Protection Rules Review Committee. She is author of a number of publications, including contributor to Heywood and Massey’s Court of Protection Practice,The Health and Social Care Handbook (the Law Society) and Elderly People and the Law (Jordans).

Get Inspired! Watch the Video

CLT offers a unique blend of online and face to face courses, plus industry-leading conferences bringing together some of the country's leading experts.

Provider: Central Law Training

Central Law Training - A Wilmington Company

Central Law TrainingA part of Wilmington Legal • Essential Legal Knowledge

Central Law Training is the UK’s leading provider of post-qualification training for legal professionals. Over 30 years, they have helped thousands of professionals from large and small law firms enhance their skills, increase their expertise and meet their CPD requirements....

Read more and show all courses with Provider: Central Law Training

Request information - obligation free

Fill out your details to find out more about Court of Protection and Lasting Powers of Attorney Update 2016.

  Contact the provider

  Get more information

  Register your interest


Contact information for Central Law Training

Central Law Training

Wrens Court, 52-54 Victoria Road, Sutton Coldfield

 Show phone number

Contact Central Law Training
Enter & win £50 voucher

Find a course for you!

  Read the course
 summary on this page

 Fill in your details and Request information

 Receive all the info you need

Request information

Find out more about this Court of Protection and Lasting Powers of Attorney Update 2016 course - simply fill out your details:

Find more courses here