Mental Health and Capacity Law Conference – 12th May 2018

Save the Date: Mental Health and Capacity Law Conference will take place on Saturday 12th May 2018, 10.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. in Room G10, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, UCC

This conference will be jointly hosted by the Centre for Criminal Justice & Human Rights , and the School of Law , University College Cork and Irish Mental Health Lawyers Association

Speakers will include:

• Ms Freda McKittrick, Head of Barnardos Guardian ad Litem Service: ‘Catching or Falling? The experience of working with children in the Mental Health and Child Care Systems’
• Mr Michael Lynn, Senior Counsel: ‘Recent Developments in Mental Health Law’
• Dr Lisa Butterly, Historian: ‘A Jury of My Peers’
• Dr Anne Jeffers, Consultant Psychiatrist: ‘Learning from the Patient: Experience with the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland REFOCUS Group’
• Ms Katherine Kelleher, Partner, Comyn Kelleher Tobin, Solicitors, Cork: Title to be confirmed
• Ms Brid Breathnach, Deputy Official Solicitor and Senior Civil Litigation Lawyer, Office of the Official Solicitor, London: ‘Serious medical treatment applications in the Court of Protection in England and Wales – a practitioner’s perspective’
• Ms Áine Hynes, Partner, St. John Solicitors, Dublin: ‘Dealing with Capacity Issues in Practice – Recent Developments’

For Further information, please contact Deirdre Kelleher at or on 021 – 4903642


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