Introduction to Wills and Probate with Family Law

Event Details

Course Code: S4138
Speaker: Safda Mahmood
Specialisations: Family, Wills, Trusts, Tax & Probate,
Venue: Liverpool Law Society, 2nd Floor Helix, Edmund Street, Liverpool, L3 9NY
Date: Friday, 13 April, 2018
Time: 10:00 - 16:30

Members Price: £200
Non Members Price: £290
Corporate Training Offer: Free
Training Season Ticket: Free

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Event Description

Who will benefit from attending: Barristers, Solicitors, Chartered Legal Executives, Local Authority Representatives, Trainees & Support Staff .

Competencies: B and C

Learning Outcomes

To become more familiar with the law, practice and procedure in Wills and Probate

To keep abreast of case law and statutory developments 

To be able to anticipate potential problems in handling cases  

This course will assist you in becoming more confident in drafting wills and being aware of common type of clauses in wills.

Level: Introduction/Intermediate  

The course will equip you with the essentials in terms of principles of wills and probate, and particularly as to how it links into other areas of law, particularly family law.  

The course will be of benefit to those delegates who seek to get an understanding of this area of law.

The areas to be covered are:

  • Requirements for a valid will
  • Capacity and formalities              
  • Witnesses and types of gift
  • Making changes to wills
  • Revising and revoking wills
  • Clauses to assist children
  • Family provision claims
  • Divorce, dissolution and wills
  • Intestacy and contentious probate  
  • Introduction to probate and administration
  • Grants and carrying out probate

Safda Mahmood, is a Senior Solicitor, with extensive experience in both practicing and teaching family law to practitioners, academics and trainees. Safda is on the Law Society Children Panel and specialises in Children Law and Adoption. He has written in various legal publications and has been practicing in children law for over 20 years.


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