Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board

Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board


Tuesday, 30th January 2018


5.45pm (registration)
6:00pm – 7:00pm (seminar)
(Refreshments will be served after the event)


81 Chancery Lane

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Speakers and topics:

Chaired by:

Dame Janet Smith DBE


Susan Rodway QCMontgomery and cases following it, what are the implications for clinicians?

Victoria Butler-Cole: The approach of the Court of Protection to giving or refusing consent on behalf of incapacitated adults, in particular in relation to novel or experimental therapies

Professor Pat Price (clinical oncologist, Imperial College London): Montgomery in practice, in particular the difficulties caused by all reasonable treatment options having to be put to the patient – who decides what are those treatment options, risk of American defensive medicine where checklists are given and the therapeutic relationship is undermined.

Key Contact:


Beth Williams

Beth Williams / 0207 832 1155


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39 Essex Chambers is accredited by the Law Society and the Bar Council to provide CPD accredited courses. This course is accredited for 1 CPD hour.

NB: This programme of speakers and talks is subject to change.

The venue has full disabled access, however, if you do have any special requirements, please contact Beth.

Call +44 (0)20 7832 1111 for more information

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