The course is aimed primarily at solicitors. It will also be of benefit to barristers with a practice in Chancery or Probate and any professional who works in the administration of estates.
Wednesday 1st March
Wednesday 15th March
Wednesday 29th March
Wednesday 19th April
Wednesday 3rd May
Each day the sessions will be from 10.00am-1.00pm. Refreshments available from 9.30am.
MODULE ONE - KNOWING THE LAW
MODULE TWO - THE PROFESSIONAL WILL-DRAFTER’S DUTY OF CARE
MODULE THREE - THE ANATOMY OF A TYPICAL WILL: THE TOP 10 MISTAKES
MODULE FOUR - TAKING, EVALUATING AND IMPLEMENTING INSTRUCTIONS - SPECIFIC CASE STUDIES
MODULE FIVE - DEALING WITH POSTDEATH ISSUES
THIS COURSE WILL BE DELIVERED BY Sheena Grattan Barrister at Law TEP
Sheena Grattan has over 30 years experience of succession law as a solicitor, as a former Senior Lecturer in the School of Law at Queen’s and in her current role as a practising barrister. She specialises in all aspects of succession law and trusts and is the author of various books, texts and articles (ranging from those in peer reviewed international journals to user-friendly guides for a lay readership). She is a founding member of the Northern Ireland Branch of the Society of Estate Practitioners (STEP), and was its chair 2018 to 2022. She is on the editorial panel of both Folio and the Journal of Elder Law and Practice and is the examiner of both legal components of the STEP NI Diploma.
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Time spent by Solicitors and Barristers attending lectures and workshops in person or completing
these via e-learning as part of this course can be claimed towards your annual CPD requirement.
Attendance at this course will cover 15 hours of group study CPD.