Contentious Trusts 2024: The 3rd Annual Summit

The only event bringing together private client, divorce, and insolvency specialists to address trusts under attack across key jurisdictions. 

4th July 2024 | Central London | In-person

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Delegates who are seeking to broaden their knowledge of how contentious trusts can have an impact on other legal sectors, from family and divorce to fraud and insolvency, will benefit greatly from this event agenda. Make connections, network with and learn from a diverse delegation to ensure you are up to speed on all relevant topics both central to private client law and those on the periphery.

 

Those who are returning for this third annual event will gain fresh and practical insights into today’s key developments and perennial issues through an agenda built with experienced sector leaders.

 

This event features a programme that has been developed by a lineup of experienced leading voices throughout the industry. The sessions are highly relevant and will explore emerging trends, dissect reoccurring complex issues, and offer expert insight. Therefore, delegates can be assured that each topic on the agenda will add practical value. 

 

 
Contentious Tax Issues

- International Tax Planning

- Managing HMRC and DOJ investigations

- Tax mistakes that can leave trusts vulnerable

 

 
Trusts in Divorce

- Nuptial settlements

- Recent approaches from the family court

- The role of trustees in divorce proceedings 

 

 
Capacity

- Loss of capacity in various contexts

- How litigation happens in the Court of Protection

- International cases 

 

 
Jurisdictional Issues

- What UK practitioners need to know about different jurisdictions

- What offshore practitioners need to know about UK law

- Firewalls and enforcement

 

 
Estate Management

- Trusts and wills

- Pitfalls that can result in attack

- Post-mortem claims and proceedings

 

 
Trusts in Proceeds of Crime

- Trusts in Proceeds of Crime

- Confiscation of assets

- No consent regimes

 

Your 2024 Event Advisory Board

Charlotte Fraser
Charlotte Fraser Partner
Farrer & Co
James Sheedy
James Sheedy Partner
Collas Crill
Emma Jordan
Emma Jordan Partner
Taylor Wessing
Laura Phillips
Laura Phillips Legal Director
Kingsley Napley

Your Expert Speakers:

Each topic will be addressed by solicitors, barristers and trustees from both chancery and offshore jurisdictions who worked on recent key cases and can thus offer firsthand perspectives, as opposed to second-hand speculative commentary on each issue. Benefit from more accurate insights into how you can navigate the ever-evolving private client legal maze. 
Jonathan Arr
Jonathan Arr Partner
Macfarlanes
Graeme Kleiner
Graeme Kleiner Partner
Charles Russell Speechlys
Hannah Mantle
Hannah Mantle Partner
Forsters LLP
Nicholas Holland
Nicholas Holland Partner
McDermott, Will & Emery
Gemma Willingham
Gemma Willingham Partner
Baker McKenzie
Natasha Stourton
Natasha Stourton Partner
Withers
Claire-Marie Cornford
Claire-Marie Cornford Partner
Irwin Mitchell
Kelly Watson
Kelly Watson Client Services Director
Accuro
Rupert Ticehurst
Rupert Ticehurst Head of Dispute Resolution
Maurice Turnor Gardner
Paul Buckle
Paul Buckle Director
Ocorian
Constance McDonnell KC
Constance McDonnell KC Barrister
Serle Court
Dr. James Warner
Dr. James Warner Consultant Psychiatrist
Halcyon Doctors
Andreas Kistler
Andreas Kistler Partner
Carey Olsen (Jersey)
Waqar Shah
Waqar Shah Partner
Kingsley Napley

Through engaging with and participating in interactive roundtable discussions with your peers, you will be able to contribute your own knowledge, be exposed to a diverse range of perspectives and have your own questions and queries directly addressed.

The pricing allows for an affordable event where you can meet and network with a significant number of your peers throughout the sector. In just one day, be assured that you will receive maximum benefit from your investment of time in attending this unique event. 

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