Seminars

 
 
FORTHCOMING SEMINARS 
12 November 2020 UNSW Will drafting workshop
6 November 2020 Central West Law Society – Annual CLE Day
30 October 2020 Upper Hunter Law Society: Topical issues with elder law and succession
13 October 2020 Coffs Harbour/North Rivers Regional Law Society – Estate Planning in the time of Covid-19
12 September 2020 Panel discussion at BMLS Succession conference

 

PAST SEMINARS 
20 August 2020 UNSW CPD Direct – Better Will drafting
7 May 2020 Implications of electronic witnessing provisions
20 March 2020 TEN Informal Wills
12 March 2020 UNSW: Superannuation Death Benefits
12 November 2019 Parramatta and District Law Society, Topical legal issues
17 October 2019 TEN: Shades of Grey
18 September 2019 TEN, The Rise and Rise of Informal Wills
14 September 2019 BMLS: Succession Conference, facilitate panel discussion
9 September 2019 TEN, Misbehaving agents
22 August 2019, TEN: The Rise and Rise of Informal Wills
15 August 2019 LawAustralasia – Special Interest Group conference: Mental capacity: Issues with assessment
15 August 2019 Law Society PoA Masterclass
9-10 August 2019 Law Society’s Specialist Accreditation Conference – key-note.
  Wills, estates and estate planning: where it’s been, where it’s at and where it’s going.  It’s important that we don’t lose an appreciation of the past as we plan for the future.
16-18 July 2019 ThomsonReuters: Elder financial abuse what to look for?
  When financial abuse is suspected what should you be looking for and what level of evidence should you have before you report suspected financial abuse or take other action?  The presentation will cover misuse of enduring powers of attorney, actions by non-attorneys, the liability of third parties and best practice to avoid financial abuse
1 July 2019 LSJ UNSW: Best Practice to prevent elder abuse  
27 June 2019 UNSW: Mental Capacity
18 June 2019 UNSW: Developments in Powers of Attorney
6 June 2019 LSJ: There’s a growing issue about the responsibilities of LPR to claim or collect the superannuation death benefit.  This could form the basis for a wider discussion of the estate planning options for death benefits.
23-24 May 2019 TEN, “Shades of Grey: Determining Capacity in Older Clients”
30 April 2019 SMSA, Elder Abuse
27 March 2019 Law Society of NSW, Mental capacity: recovering from abuse
27 March 2019 Benchmark: Granny Flats and the Legal Perspective: The Enticing Attraction and the Perilous Risks
27 March 2019 Law Society of NSW, Mental capacity: recovering from abuse
27 March 2019 UNSW CPD, Elder abuse: the profession’s role
16 March 2019 BMLS Annual Conference – Developments with Powers of Attorney
26 November 2018 Law Society Power of Attorney Masterclass
26 October 2018 Law Society – Rural issues conference
13-14 September 2018 STEP Global conference (Vancouver, BC, Canada) – Decision making models in the 21st Century
25 July 2018 TEN webinar – Misbehaving agents under power of attorney – legal and equitable remedies for elder financial abuse
28 June 2018 Law Society Power of Attorney Masterclass
21 June 2018 Legal Aid conference
7-8 June 2018 TEN – Misbehaving agents under power of attorney – legal and equitable remedies for elder financial abuse.
22 May 2018 Macarthur Law Society – The revival of wills
23 March 2018 Central West Law Society – Best practice to prevent elder abuse
20 March 2018 Law Society – Analysing notional estate claims
   
15 March 2018 Law Society – Power of Attorney Masterclass
2 March 2018 TEN – Undue influence – Coercion in wills
19-20 February 2018 Seniors Rights Service – 5th National Elder Abuse Conference – The role of advisers in preventing elder financial abuse
19 February 2018 Piano Forte, Legal Aid Commission – Elder Abuse
16 February 2018 Newcastle  Law Society – Assessing Mental Capacity
29 November 2017 Law Society – Powers of attorney and land transactions
29 November 2017 TEN, video webinar – Undue influence – coercion in wills
1 November 2017 UNSW – Wills and Estates seminar – Informal wills from different perspectives
29 October 2017 Eastern Suburbs Probate and Conveyancing Group: Reilly v Reilly
5-6 October 2017 North & North West Law Society Cairns – Inheritance issues with superannuation
death benefits: can an executor ignore the deceased death benefit?
16 & 17 September 2017 The Blue Mountains Law Society – Succession Conference
15 September 2017 Law Society – Preparing a Power of Attorney to avoid elder abuse
17-18 August 2017 Wills and Estates Conference, Gold Coast – Undue influence – coercion in wills
7 June 2017 Bankstown and District Law Society – Topical estate planning with superannuation
29 June 2017 Law Society Power of Attorney Masterclass
13-14 May 2017 COL 2017 Specialists Legal Conference at Novatel Manly: Contemporary issues
with superannuation
12 May 2017 Southern Tablelands Law Society – Powers of Attorney with special reference
to limitations
3 May 2017 St George Sutherland Law Society – Topical aspects of succession and elder law,
especially in relation to elder abuse
31 March 2017 Law Society Ethics and Abuse
24 March 2017 Upper Hunter Law Society: Elder Abuse – the professional’s role
21 March 2017 Law Society Ethics and Elder abuse
21 March 2017 Law Society Power of Attorney Masterclass
16 March 2017 Law Society Power of Attorney Masterclass
15 March 2017 Estate Planning Issues with Superannuation, Bankstown Law Society
10 March 2017 Law Cover Annual One Day Claims Prevention Seminar
24 February 2017 Coffs Harbour Law Society: Elder law and Ethics
21 February 2017 COL Topical issues in elder law
16 February 2017 Bench TV 10:00 am – Powers of Attorney
11 February 2017 TEN Armidale Conference – Superannuation: Elder Abuse: the dilemmas and
what to do about it
17 October 2016 Elder abuse: the preventative role a solicitor can play, AGAC 2016 National Conference
21 October 2016 Ethics and Elder abuse, Rural Issues Conference
16 November 2016 Certificate in Powers of Attorney, Enduring Guardianship, Advance Care Directives,
College of Law
19 August 2016 Superannuation – executor conflict dilemmas and what to do about them,
Television Education Network, Seventh Annual Wills and Estates Conference,
Gold Coast
3 September 2016 Selection of topical issues with estates, informal wills, family provision claims, notional
estate claims, ademption, advance care directives, Orana Law Society
15 September 2016 Masterclass on Powers of Attorney, New South Wales Law Society
17 September 2016 Elder abuse: the preventative role a solicitor can play, Blue Mountains Succession
Conference
16 June 2016 Masterclass on Powers of Attorney, New South Wales Law Society
23 March 2016 Ten commonly occurring problems with powers of attorney, LS
17 March 2016 Masterclass in Powers of attorney, LS
9 March 2016 Estate planning aspects of family provision claims, City of Sydney LS
5 March 2016 Update on property law and title insurance, BMLS Annual conference
5 March 2016 Estate planning with superannuation, BMLS Annual conference
26 February 2016 Ethics 1 and 2,  Clarence River & Coffs Harbour Regional LS
25 February 2016 Family provision claims, Clarence River & Coffs Harbour Regional LS
5 February 2016 Conflicts of interest for an attorney: 57th Annual Armidale CLE Conference
17 September 2015 Masterclass on powers of attorney, LS
11 June 2015 Masterclass on powers of attorney, LS
30 May 2015 YL’s annual conference, Informal wills
15 May 2015 Orana LS, Estate planning for superannuation
15 May 2015 Orana LS, Ten commonly recurring problems with powers of attorney
11 May 2015 Accredited specialists in wills and estates, commission for executors, international
wills et al
24 March 2015 College of Law – Gifts to solicitors and conflicts of interest
23 March 2015 NSWLS, Power of Attorney
18 March 2015 Bankstown and District LS, family provision claims
7 March 2015 BMLS Annual conference, Family provision claims
7 March 2015 BMLS Annual conference, Informal wills
25 February 2015 COL webinar, Gifts to solicitors and conflict of interest
12 February 2015 Estate planning for Superannuation, City of Sydney LS
21 November 2014 Enduring powers of attorney, Central West LS conference

 

 

 

 

 

Talk to an expert

Just enter your details below and we will call you back.