CMLE Work in Progress Seminar: Alex Ruck Keene, ‘The Hague Convention on the International Protection of Adults – a quiet revolution?’

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Tuesday 27 May, 4-5.30 pm

Moot Court Ante Room, Somerset House East Wing, King’s College London

Please join us for the final Centre of Medical Law and Ethics Work in Progress Seminar of this (academic) year. Alex Ruck Keene (39 Essex Street) will be giving a paper entitled ‘The Hague Convention on the International Protection of Adults – a quiet revolution?’.

Alex Ruck Keene is a leading practitioner and expert on mental capacity and mental health law. He has appeared in many important cases on the Mental Capacity Act 2005, including as counsel for the interveners in the Supreme Court in Aintree v James. This was the first Supreme Court case to consider the MCA 2005. Alex (with coauthors) has a forthcoming book on ‘The International Protection of Adults’ with OUP. He is also coeditor of the excellent Mental Capacity Law Newsletter. Further details of Alex’s many achievements and activities can be found here.

All are welcome; we hope to see many of you there!

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