Physical restraint and PBS plans in the Court of Protection

Physical restraint and PBS plans in the Court of Protection


Chaired by Senior Judge Hilder

Speakers include: Dr Theresa Joyce and members of the Court of Protection team

This hybrid seminar will consider a recent paper by Dr Joyce and Victoria Butler-Cole QC that seeks to assist legal professionals and judges in understanding and responding to PBS plans that include the use of physical restraint against people with learning disabilities.

There will be an opportunity for questions and discussion. Questions can be sent in advance to or during the seminar using Zoom’s Q&A function.

Date and Time

Thursday 26th May, 5pm – 7pm


We are inviting you to attend either in person at 39 Essex Chambers (map here), or virtually via Zoom.

If you would like to attend in person, please email to register your interest OR please click HERE to register to attend virtually via Zoom.

Read Victoria Butler-Cole QC and Dr Joyce’s paper here.


N.B. This webinar will be hosted by Zoom. Visit Zoom’s website for their Terms & Conditions.

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