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  • Webinar | Thursday 2 May 2024 | 12:30 - 13:30 | 1 Hour

    Recognising the important role that pets often play in a vulnerable person’s life, Ian Brownhill will consider the role and responsibilities of professionals and commissioners in relation to pets for those who lack capacity; who are deprived of their liberty and those who are detained under the MHA.

    Join us for this session with Ian Brownhill from 39 Essex Chambers who will consider:

    • Decisions in respect of animals and how to assess capacity
    • Section 47 of the Care Act 2014
    • How pets fit into best interests decision making
    • Pets and therapy animals in hospital settings

    Ian Brownhill is one of the country’s leading specialists in mental capacity, medical treatment disputes and has a broad practice in public, human rights and regulatory law.

  • Please be aware that places for this seminar are limited and may get over subscribed.

    Our clients will get priority, but we will endeavour to increase capacity where we can to allow all those who wish to attend a place.

    Where we are heavily oversubscribed we will limit places per organisation.

    Registration will close at the advertised start time.

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