James Bannon to speak at Switalskis event at York in October

James Bannon will be a speaker in this year’s breakout sessions at Switalskis’ Eleventh Annual Review of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 on October 10th. James will be speaking on safeguarding. 

James has previously worked for a large NHS mental health trust across a variety of departments, the most recent of which being bed/patient flow management. James is currently a statutory advocate, working within the realms of the Mental Capacity Act, Mental Health Act, Care Act, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and Generic Advocacy including NHS complaints. He has supported a number of successful court challenges within the court of protection challenging Best Interest decisions and DOLS authorisation.

James particularly enjoys working on complex Section 42 safeguarding cases supporting P through making safeguarding personal. James is also one of the Youngest Magistrates in England and Wales, and sits on the Greater Manchester bench, sitting a number days a month on a variety of criminal cases.

We are delighted to welcome James to our conference this year.

Every year we bring high-profile speakers together to our event in York, to keep you up to date with the very latest developments in the Court of Protection. This is the eleventh edition of our Annual Review of the Mental Capacity Act 2005. 

It has become a regular feature in the training diaries of lawyers, judges, clinicians and social work professionals and now attracts nearly 300 delegates. It’s a great opportunity to take a day out of our busy schedule to learn from the very best minds in the sector and network with your peer.

You can find out more about the speakers and schedule, and book your tickets here