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All MHT Legal reps must be on the Panel

As the Legal Aid Agency announced recently that all representatives before the Mental Health Tribunal must be accredited under the Law Society’s Mental Health Accreditation Scheme.  This is great news for patients detained under the Mental Health Act. The new contract starts on August 2014.

Following on from this announcement Peter Edwards has confirmed a new date for his next Panel course. Peter has been running these courses for over 25 years and a 2 day course will take place on 8 May 2014. For full details visit our website by clicking here

Supreme Court decision awaited in Cheshire West: What is a deprivation of liberty?

In anticipation of this vital decision, which will be fundamental to the human rights of people that lack capacity, Peter Edwards has announced that once the decision is handed down a training course will be arranged to explain carefully:
  • What the decision is
  • The implications in practice
You can register your interest by emailing 

PEL TV Youtube channel launched

Peter Edwards features in 10 new videos added to the new website explaining how our specialist team can help protect vulnerable people, the impact of not planning for your incapacity and the expertise we have to offer. You can watch all 10 videos by visiting PEL TV!

Useful links

Here are some useful links for keeping up-to-date with Mental Health & Incapacity legal issues:

Dave Sheppard
39 Essex Street
Lucy Series
Mental Health Law online

Training Edition

MHT advocacy skills & Upper Tribunal decisions

14 January 2014

click here

Introduction to the Mental Capacity Act & DoLS

29 January 2014

Click here

Adult safeguarding: using the law to protect

20 February 2014

Click here

Introduction to the Mental Health Act

6 March 2014

Click here

Court of Protection: health, welfare, sex and best interests

9 April 2014

Click here

For a complete list of all courses please visit our website

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