Death in the Modern Age: UK & Cross-border probate, wills, and trusts

What does post-death look like in the modern digital age? What are the challenges and probate issues that create roadblocks for clients and practitioners? 

26th April 2022 - Ironmongers' Hall London

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Join our live and in-person discussion with leading practitioners, discover the pressing issues on the horizon and the ways to manage novel challenges practically.

The world of wills, probate, and trusts have shifted radically in the past year due to the untimely arrival of a pandemic and the growth of asset classes, which brought with it new types of claims, and a wide array of complex issues

What Will We Cover?

  • Which types of 1975 Act claims are becoming more pressing? 
  • What happens when adult children make claims  

  • Discover the latest trends in cross-border probate 
  • How should practitioners advise international clients in preparing their wills and trusts? 

  • With mental health increasingly becoming a public health issue, what impact has declining mental health had on probate? 
  • How can capacity be determined? 

Leading Experts Include:

Gilead Cooper QC
Gilead Cooper QC Barrister
Wilberforce Chambers
Bryony Cove
Bryony Cove Partner
Farrer & Co
Joanna Poole
Joanna Poole Partner
Farrer & Co
Constance McDonnell QC
Constance McDonnell QC Barrister
Serle Court

Content Driven & Networking Focussed

A thought provoking discussion on the merits of mediation to solve probate issues 

Drinks reception to mingle and socialise with peers 

Your other expert speakers include:

Richard Dew
Richard Dew Barrister
Ten Old Square
Hannah Mantle
Hannah Mantle Senior Associate, Dispute Resolution
Forsters LLP
Janine Cubbon
Janine Cubbon Director, Head of Private Wealth
Suntera Global
Oliver Auld
Oliver Auld Partner
Charles Russell Speechlys
Rupert Ticehurst
Rupert Ticehurst Head of Dispute Resolution
Maurice Turnor Gardner
James Warner
James Warner Consultant Psychiatrist
Halcyon Doctors
Keith Dixon
Keith Dixon Partner
Carey Olsen (Jersey)
Emilia Piskorz
Emilia Piskorz Managing Associate
Mishcon de Reya LLP
Lorraine Jeffery
Lorraine Jeffery Partner


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