Client Capacity Guidelines 

Client Capacity Guidelines, 25 April 2012.  
Please note that elements of these Guidelines are outdated; they are currently being updated. 

Client Capacity Guidelines - Testamentary Capacity
Adopted by the Council on 6 November 2017, are a revision of Appendix 1 of the above Guidelines. 


Assessing a client's capacity to make a will: A lawyer's obligations - The Bulletin, December 2017

Letter to the Editor - The Bulletin, December 2015 

Lawyers' doubts about client capacity - The Bulletin, June 2014

Does your Client Have the Capacity to Instruct You? - Risk Watch article, March 2010