Mental Capacity Act Advisory

‘The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) was passed in parliament in 2008. It came into force on 1st March 2010 to replace the Mental Disorders and Treatment Act. The purpose of the Act is to provide a framework to protect persons who lack mental capacity. The Act also sets out, amongst other things, a statutory framework for individuals who want to make preparation for a future time should they lose lack capacity by allowing them to appoint proxy decision makers. Do contact our friendly lawyers to learn about the list of services provided on MCA.

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    Family Law Team

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      Daniel is a Partner with the firm’s Dispute Resolution team and Family Law team. He was previously a family court judge. His main area of practice is estate planning, Mental Capacity Act related matters, civil and criminal law litigation, mediation and arbitration.


      Edwin Chia Partner at CNPLaw LLP


        Edwin’s practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation, disciplinary proceedings, wills and probate, shareholders’ disputes, and employment matters. He has been involved in matters at all levels of the Singapore Courts (including the Court of Appeal), and has acted as lead counsel in matters before the High Court of Singapore and disciplinary tribunals (as prosecuting counsel). Edwin is also named in the Singapore Business Review as one of Singapore's 21 most influential lawyers aged 40 and under in 2020.


        Hu Huimin Senior Associate at CNPLaw

          Huimin is a Partner with the firm’s Dispute Resolution team and Family Law team. She was called to the Singapore bar in 2012. Her main area of practice is general civil and commercial litigation with a specialised focus in private client and family-related matters.