Court of Protection Seminar to Commemorate the Launch of the Kings Serious Medical Treatment Group



We are proud to announce the launch of the Kings Serious Medical Treatment Group (KSMT) within the Court of Protection Team at Kings Chambers. This is to recognise the leading expertise held by members of the team at all levels in undertaking serious medical treatment work nationally. Led by Sam Karim QC, the specialist team will provide advisory and advocacy support for all serious medical treatment cases in the Court of Protection, Family Division and the Inherent Jurisdiction. Members have expertise in withdrawing artificial hydration/nutrition, cancer treatment, application relating to individual’s permanent vegetative state, amputation, minimally conscious patients and cases involving the use of physical restraint and sedation. The service provided by KMST includes an out of hours advice and representation managed by a dedicated team of Clerks.

To recognise this importance launch, Mr James BeckSolicitor of the Official Solicitor’s Office is to give a key note talk on a topic relating serious medical treatment. Sam Karim QC who is nationally recognised for this area of work, will also talk.



06 Jun 2017


Kings Chambers, 36 Young Street, Manchester, M3 3FT


4:00 PM Registration for a 4:30 PM Start

Seminar ends:

Approx 5:30 PM


1.5 hours



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