Same questions, different answers? A view of mental health law from England & Wales - Alex Ruck Keene
Tue 19 October 2021
The Mason Institute Lunchtime Seminar Series presents:
Same questions, different answers? A view of mental health law from England & Wales
Alex Ruck Keene is an experienced barrister, writer and educator. His practice at 39 Essex Chambers in London is focused on mental capacity and mental health law, in which he is able to provide specialist advice and representation, as well as delivering expert training for front line professionals. He also writes extensively in the field, editing and contributing to leading textbooks and (amongst many other publications) the 39 Essex Chambers Mental Capacity Law Report. He is the creator of the website http://www.mentalcapacitylawandpolicy.org.uk/, providing resources and expert commentary on some of the most difficult mental capacity issues. Alex is a Wellcome Research Fellow and Visiting Professor at King’s College London, a Visiting Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London and a Research Affiliate at the Essex Autonomy Project, University of Essex. He spent 2016 on secondment to the Law Commission as a consultant to their Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty Project and throughout 2018 was legal adviser to the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act 1983.
This event is free and open to all but registration is required - link below.
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