Capacity Evidence in the Court of Protection – Hot Topics Webinar


In this free 1 hour webinar, Ben McCormack and Gary Willock of Garden Court North Chambers will explore the following topics and other key current issues in this practical talk that will be of interest to all those working in the Court of Protection.

  • Who should assess capacity?
  • What should a report contain?
  • What’s the best source of such evidence?
  • When do I need an expert and when do I not?

Target Audience

This webinar is aimed at legal practitioners and those working with them.


The recording and slides were available for three months following the event.

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Ben McCormack, Garden Court North Chambers

Ben has been a lawyer for the past 20 years, specialising in housing, public law and mental capacity cases. He started out as a solicitor in a small firm on an estate on the outskirts of Manchester, before becoming a barrister at Garden Court North Chambers in 2005.

Gary Willock, Garden Court North Chambers

Gary has a very wide practice in housing law and in particular where tenants are mentally ill, lack mental capacity or are vulnerable in some other way. He is regularly instructed on cases which involve the Equality Act 2010 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005.