The Court of Protection Transparency Pilot Are you ready?

Date: Thursday 28 January 2016

Time: 18:00 – 19:30

Location: 54 Doughty Street, London, WC1N 2LS

Venue: Doughty Street Chambers

Speakers: Aswini Weereratne QC, Sophy Miles, Ulele Burnham

CPD: 1.5

Fee: Free

Doughty Street Chambers are delighted to invite you to this seminar ‘The Court of Protection Transparency Pilot: Are you ready?’ on  Thursday 28th January 2016.

The Court of Protection is about to begin a pilot which will reverse the default position that cases are heard in private.  Instead all cases will normally be heard in public, with restrictions to preserve the anonymity of the people involved.

This practical seminar will help you prepare for this radical change.

  • What will the pilot mean for my cases?
  • How will the pilot be assessed?
  • What if my client wants a private hearing?
  • I don’t have higher rights- can I still appear in court?
  • What is a RRO?
  • What does caselaw tell us about reporting by the media

Speakers

Chair: Ulele Burnham

 Aswini Weereratne QC and  Sophy Miles 

 

To download the presentation material see below:

Practical tips for dealing with the media

The Transparency Pilot - What is it and what does it mean?

Transparency Pilot - Paper

Transparency Pilot in the Court of Protection

Transparency Pilot COP - Paper

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