The Patterson Court of Protection & Public Law Conference ** SOLD OUT**



Tuesday 13th February 2018
9:00 AM Registration for a 9:30 AM Start - 5:00 PM 


The Castlefield Rooms
18-20 Castle Street
M3 4LZ


Early Bird Rate of £25 + VAT (Valid until the 15th of January)

£45 + VAT

This event is now sold out. If you wish to attend please contact to be added to the waiting list. 


Kings Chambers is proud to host the Patterson Memorial Court of Protection and Public Law Conference. Featuring a keynote speech from Mr Justice Jeremy Baker and lectures by the specialist Court of Protection and Public Law team at Kings Chambers.

The conference is essential for solicitors who practice in Court of Protection, healthcare, and community care law. 

The conference will include training on important and topical issues in the Court of Protection & Public Law, including:

  • The role of mediation in the Court of Protection
  • Human Rights Act claims
  • The role of the Court of Protection in end-of-life decisions
  • Authorising children’s deprivations of liberty
  • The Care Act 3 years on 
  • The top 10 Judicial Review cases from 2017 
  • An update and review of Inquest Law

This all-day conference will include lunch and a networking event, and is accredited for 4.5 CPD hours. 

Kings Chambers Court of Protection and Public Law team includes leading national experts in mental capacity and public law. Members also regularly advise and act for public authorities and private individuals in legal disputes relating to healthcare and community care, including challenges under the Care Act 2014, the Mental Health Act 1983 and the Children Act 1989. Kings Chambers also hosts the Kings Serious Medical Treatment Group (KSMT) which provides 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.



9.00 am: Registration

9.30 am: Keynote Speaker: Medical Treatment & End of Life by The Hon. Mr Justice Baker

10.10 am: Top 10 Court of Protection & Judicial Review Cases From 2017 By Richard Clayton QC

10.50 am: Coffee Break

11.05 am:  Chidren: Deprivation of Liberty by Francesca P. Gardner

11.50 am: Lunch

1.00 pm: The Care Act 3 Years On: The well-being principle in practice by Arianna Kelly

1.40 pm: Human Right's Act Claims - What's the Point? by Eliza Sharron

2.20 pm: Coffee Break

2.40 pm: Court of Protection & Mediation by Sam Karim QC

3.20 pm: Inquest Law: Update & Review by Sophie Allan

4.00 pm: Q&A

4.30 pm: Close of Conference 

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