Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Legal Capacity Conference, UCC, Saturday 9 April 2016

Centre for Criminal Justice & Human Rights, School of Law, University College Cork and
Irish Mental Health Lawyers Association

Legal Capacity Conference 2016

Saturday 9 April 2016
10.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.
Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, Room G10
University College Cork

Speakers and chairs include:

  • Professor Peter Bartlett, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust Professor of Mental Health Law, University of Nottingham   
  • Ms Louise Loughlin, National Manager, National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities 
  • Dr Alan Corkery, Consultant Psychiatrist in Rehabilitation Psychiatry, North Cork Mental Health Services 
  • Professor Mary Donnelly, School of Law, University College Cork  
  • Ms Áine Hynes, Partner, St. John Solicitors  

Conference Convenors:
Dr Darius Whelan, School of Law, UCC and Ms Joan Doran, Solicitor, Chair, Irish Mental Health Lawyers Association

- Conference Fee - €80  
- NGOs €30
- Academics - €30
- Devilling barristers and trainee solicitors - €30
- Full-time students – Free
- UCC Staff – No charge

Further Information from Ms Noreen Delea, Events Manager, School of Law, UCC, tel: (021) 4903220, email

Four CPD Hours available

Link to book online: