Annual Probate, Private Client and Court of Protection Conference

25 May 2022, 14:00:00

Annual Probate, Private Client and Court of Protection Conference

Wednesday 25 May 2022

Speakers and topics included:

  • Edward Cumming QC and Timothy Sherwin – Caught in the whirlwind: the Court of Protection and questions of capacity in the context of complex structures (slides are available here)
  • Helen Galley – Interpretation of Wills: Knotty problems of construction by reference to recent cases (slides are available here and paper is available here)
  • Bajul Shah – Recognising Foreign Oral Wills (slides are available here)
  • Sarah Bayliss – Claimant’s conduct in 1975 Act Claims: Irrelevant, boring and wasteful of costs? (slides are available here)
  • Adam Cloherty and Harry Samuels – Modern Family: new approaches to trust interpretation (slides are available here)
  • Owen Curry – Secret trusts (paper is available here)
  • Heather Murphy – The curious case of the missing defendant: Womble Bond Dickinson (Trust Corporation) v No named defendant [2022] EWHC 43 (Ch) (slides are available here)

Chaired by Elspeth Talbot Rice QC

A recording of the event can be viewed on our YouTube channel here.

Online bookings are not available for this event.