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8. Private Client Half-day Conference
Wednesday 06 March 2019
09:30am - 01:00pm
Lisa Girdwood, Alison Hempsey, John Kerrigan, Roddy MacLeod and Adrian Ward
Seminar Details:

The Conference will feature cover the following topics - 

Matrimonial Property and Inherited Assets
(Lisa Girdwood, Brodies LLP)


Capacity / Incapacity: addressing reality between the extremes
(Alison Hempsey and Adrian Ward, TC Young)

• UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – setting the scene;
• Involuntary measures – issues in practice and case examples;
• Voluntary measures – current issues and examples;
• Round-up of other current AWI issues, including an update on the Scottish Government consultation.


Rectification of Wills under the new Succession (Scotland) Act 2016 and proving the tenor of a missing Will
(John Kerrigan, Morisons LLP)

Rectification of a WillSection 3 of the Succession (Scotland) Act 2016 introduced the right to rectify a Will

• In what circumstances can a Will be rectified?
• What facts require to be demonstrated to the Court’s satisfaction?
• What time limits apply to an Application for Rectification of a Will?
• What Wills cannot be rectified under Section 3 of the 2016 Act?

Proving the Tenor of a Will

• What is the procedure for proving the tenor of a Will?
• What facts and circumstances require to be proved to the Court’s satisfaction?
• Is it professional negligence to lose a client’s Will?

Contentious Executries – notes for solicitors and executors
(Roddy MacLeod, Advocate)

This presentation will:
outline common difficulties in contested estates; provide advice for executors and those advising executors, on how to manage such disputes.
The presentation will include:
conflicts of interest; best practice in identifying and managing competing interests; and tactical considerations regarding remedy.



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 Booking fee: members £100; non-members £160; trainee/paralegal from member firm £30; trainee/paralegal from non-member firm £60

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