Wills and Probate: Shaping New Law into Solution-Focused Answers for Your Clients
On-demand, 26th October 2021 until 4th March 2022
Conduct - David Grant, Outer Temple Chambers How do you gain an edge for your client when contending with attorneys suspected of financial abuse and recovering misappropriated monies?
Financial abuse - Matthew Hodson, Gatehouse Chambers Weighing up all the tactical scenarios, how do you control - and overcome - the difficulties with financial abuse of the elderly cases?
Testamentary freedom - Mark Baxter, 5 Stone Buildings How far can you push the court over a testator's intentions in 1975 Act challenges, supported by case law and practical examples?
Proprietary estoppel - Kate Selway QC, Radcliffe Chambers Which way is the wind blowing for proprietary estoppel claims over (1) the clarity of the promise and (2) reliance?
Costs and funding - Constance McDonnell QC, Serle Court Will the status quo survive the Hirachand v Hirachand litigation over the costs and funding of 1975 Act litigation? How will practice change?
Bhusate v Patel - Mark Dubbery, Pump Court Chambers In the spotlight of Bhusate v Patel (2021), how do you resolve the tension between (1) issuing a claim promptly and (2) making genuine efforts to avoid contested proceedings?