Deputyship Surgery: Best Practice and latest updates in Court of Protection

When: 3rd October 2024 | 10:30am – 12:00pm
Location: Online via Livestorm
Cost: FREE

PADSN in association with Finders International, proudly extends the highly popular Deputyship Surgery series, building on the immense success of 2023. This ongoing series invites both public and private sector deputyship professionals to watch along or join-in on dynamic discussions on key industry topics.

Within these bite-sized, online events, we are committed to providing valuable insights, advice and discussion on all things ‘Deputyship’, delivered alongside our line-up of relevant guest speakers. We will also be giving you the opportunity to have your pressing questions answered by the experts.

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Speakers to be confirmed…


Richard Harrison
Managing Director
The Probate Valuer

A Probate valuer with over 30 years experience. Richard has a wide knowledge and considerable interest in all manner of Fine Art & Antiques, with further interests in Asian Art, Ethnographic Art and British Coins.

A RICS-accredited Fine & Decorative Arts valuer with over 30 years of experience. A Probate specialist offering an empathic & sensitive approach at an often emotional time. Richard is a general valuer but with further interests in Asian Works of Art, Ethnographic Art, British Coins, British & European Ceramics & Glass, Silver and most things antique-related. An experienced and knowledgeable valuer able to appraise a wide range of general chattels.

Richard has curated successful stand-alone sales, comprising a private collection of Moorcroft, an Asian art sales, Ethnographic sales, and Coins and Postal scales, resulting in a few white glove sales. Most recently, Richard was fortunate to catalogue and sell the Cotman family collection of pictures, spanning several generations of this illustrious family.

Richard undertakes valuations for Inheritance Tax Assessment (Probate), throughout London, the Home Counties and Middle England.

Our host for this session…

David Lockwood
Senior Business Development Manager
Finders International

Dave is a former Deputy Decision Maker appointed by the Court of Protection in England and Wales. Dave’s experience comes from working in four diverse local authorities across London and the South East, dealing with varied services, ongoing legislation changes and increased workloads with decreasing resources; managing expectations from both the public and internal colleagues.

Not only does Dave have experience of acting as a Deputy under the Court of Protection, he is also well versed in the complexities of dealing with the statutory obligation of providing funerals under the Public Health Act. Dave is also one of the founding members and former chair of APAD (The Association of Public Authority Deputies).


Finders International are CPD members

Member of the CPD Certification Service, Finders International provide accredited training, workshops & events suitable for continuing Professional Development.
View our member profile and our past CPD accredited events via the CPD website here.

This event is Carbon Neutral!

For 2024, Finders have pledged to offset the carbon usage of all our online event activities. To do so, we will be planting 1 tree for each webinar we host.

You can be rest assured that tuning into this webinar will contribute to your individual and firms goal towards reducing your carbon footprint! Read more about our Carbon Footprint pledge here.

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