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Richard Charlton was selected as the first Legal Aid Mental Health Lawyer of the Year in 2004 and chaired the Mental Health Lawyers Association from 2001 to 2014. He was also elected President of the Mental Health Lawyers Association in 2014 and is currently Vice Chair and convenor of the Court of Protection subcommittee. In 2022, Richard’s expertise was called upon to participate in a Human Rights Joint Parliamentary Committee to discuss amendments to the Mental Capacity Bill 2018. Download a copy of Richard Charlton’s evidence submission here. Watch the full recording here.