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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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Agenda

Registration and Coffee
9:00 am

Welcome from the Chair
9:30 am

Bryony Cove, Partner
Farrer & Co

Latest trends in Wills and Probate in the UK
9:40 am

  • Recap the current trends in the area
  • Explore how isolation has impacted wills and probate disputes
  • Discuss the hotly contested topic of assisted dying
  • Consider if we have freedom of disposition

Rupert Ticehurst, Head of Dispute Resolution
Maurice Turnor Gardner

1975 Act Claims and Entitled Children
10:20 am

Bryony Cove, Partner
Farrer & Co

Constance McDonnell QC , Barrister
Serle Court

David Mitchell, Barrister
No5 Barristers Chambers

Refreshment Break
11:10 am

Shifts in cross-border probate actions
11:30 am

Oliver Auld, Partner
Charles Russell Speechlys

Keith Dixon, Partner
Carey Olsen (Jersey)

Emilia Piskorz, Managing Associate
Mishcon de Reya LLP

Conflict of Laws and multi-jurisdictional claims
12:00 pm

Hannah Mantle, Senior Associate, Dispute Resolution
Forsters LLP

Prof Jonathan Harris QC (Hon.), Barrister
Serle Court

Aurélie Conrad Hari, Partner
Bär & Karrer

Lunch
12:45 pm

Capacity in Covid? Mental health, alcoholism and lack of capacity
1:50 pm

Joanna Poole, Partner
Farrer & Co

James Warner, Consultant Psychiatrist
Halcyon Doctors

Lorraine Jeffery, Partner
Michelmores

Rhys Hadden , Barrister
Serjeant's Inn

Heirs or spares? Tracking down missing or unknown beneficiaries
2:30 pm

Janine Cubbon, Director, Head of Private Wealth
Suntera Global

Anne Baggesen, Group Director and Managing Director, Private Wealth Division
Suntera Global

Coffee
3:10 pm

Carrots or Sticks? A debate on Litigation v Mediation for contentious probate claims
3:30 pm

  • A hotly contested topic: litigation or mediation?
  • Which types of cases should be taken to trial?
  • Vote on whether litigation works wonders or mediation is the new way forward.

Charlotte Edge, Junior Counsel / Mediator
5 Stone Buildings

Richard Dew, Barrister
Ten Old Square

Bryony Cove, Partner
Farrer & Co

Digital assets and Crypto- how to access them after death.
4:20 pm

Gilead Cooper QC, Barrister
Wilberforce Chambers

Natasha Stourton, Partner
Withers

Closing remarks
5:00 pm

Bryony Cove, Partner
Farrer & Co

Drinks Reception
5:15 pm

9:00 am
Registration and Coffee
9:30 am
Welcome from the Chair
Bryony Cove - Partner - Farrer & Co
9:40 am
Latest trends in Wills and Probate in the UK
  • Recap the current trends in the area
  • Explore how isolation has impacted wills and probate disputes
  • Discuss the hotly contested topic of assisted dying
  • Consider if we have freedom of disposition
Rupert Ticehurst - Head of Dispute Resolution - Maurice Turnor Gardner
10:20 am
1975 Act Claims and Entitled Children
Bryony Cove - Partner - Farrer & Co
Constance McDonnell QC - Barrister - Serle Court
David Mitchell - Barrister - No5 Barristers Chambers
11:10 am
Refreshment Break
11:30 am
Shifts in cross-border probate actions
Oliver Auld - Partner - Charles Russell Speechlys
Keith Dixon - Partner - Carey Olsen (Jersey)
Emilia Piskorz - Managing Associate - Mishcon de Reya LLP
12:00 pm
Conflict of Laws and multi-jurisdictional claims
Hannah Mantle - Senior Associate, Dispute Resolution - Forsters LLP
Prof Jonathan Harris QC (Hon.) - Barrister - Serle Court
Aurélie Conrad Hari - Partner - Bär & Karrer
12:45 pm
Lunch
1:50 pm
Capacity in Covid? Mental health, alcoholism and lack of capacity
Joanna Poole - Partner - Farrer & Co
James Warner - Consultant Psychiatrist - Halcyon Doctors
Lorraine Jeffery - Partner - Michelmores
Rhys Hadden - Barrister - Serjeant's Inn
2:30 pm
Heirs or spares? Tracking down missing or unknown beneficiaries
Janine Cubbon - Director, Head of Private Wealth - Suntera Global
Anne Baggesen - Group Director and Managing Director, Private Wealth Division - Suntera Global
3:10 pm
Coffee
3:30 pm
Carrots or Sticks? A debate on Litigation v Mediation for contentious probate claims
  • A hotly contested topic: litigation or mediation?
  • Which types of cases should be taken to trial?
  • Vote on whether litigation works wonders or mediation is the new way forward.
Charlotte Edge - Junior Counsel / Mediator - 5 Stone Buildings
Richard Dew - Barrister - Ten Old Square
Bryony Cove - Partner - Farrer & Co
4:20 pm
Digital assets and Crypto- how to access them after death.
Gilead Cooper QC - Barrister - Wilberforce Chambers
Natasha Stourton - Partner - Withers
5:00 pm
Closing remarks
Bryony Cove - Partner - Farrer & Co
5:15 pm
Drinks Reception

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