Contact Us


CoPPA Chair:

Kate Edwards Fentons Solicitors LLP

Aurora Building 55 Princess Street
Manchester M2 4EW

Tel: 0844 893 6706

CoPPA Secretary:

Jane Faulkner, JMW Solicitors LLP, 1 Byrom Place, Spinningfields, Manchester, M3 3HG 

CoPPA Treasurer:

Rosemary Johns, Associate Solicitor

Private Client, Birchall Blackburn
High Street Chambers, Chorley, PR7 1DU Chorley





Membership is open to any person who is a member of the Bar, a solicitor, legal executive, a member of the legal and finance department of any local authority, an adviser in a law centre, a member of academia, any professional working in the area of mental health and capacity or any other person that the Executive Committee may from time to time decide and who has an interest or association with mental capacity or Court of Protection.

The current annual subscription is £50.  Memberships are renewable on the 1st September in each year.  Membership forms are available through clicking on the icon below: 




or electronically via or from our Secretary

Full details will be emailed to all members:

  • 23rd January 2013  -  Social Event

  • 27th March – Seminar

  • 22nd May – Seminar

  • 24th July – Summer Drinks Party

  • 17th September – National Conference

  • 20th November – Seminar



Our Committee


​Our committee is made up of a range of professionals including barristers, solicitors that work in the field of property & finance, personal welfare as part of the Court of Protection and a mental capacity advocate.

Each committe member serves in their role in a voluntary capacity for a year and is elected into post at the annual general meeting.

The honorary officers of the association consists of a Chair, Vice chair, Treasurer and Secretary.


Dates for your diary

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News & Publications


See our seminar page for further information on forthcoming events.



House of Lords Select Committe publish their Mental Capacity Act review report.