The Liver Building

Crypto assets and Estate Planning


Speaker: Leigh Sagar

Date: Thursday 19th September, 2019

Time: 09:30 - 12:45

Areas of Law: Wills, Trust, Tax & Probate

Liverpool Law Society,
2nd Floor Helix,
Edmund Street,
L3 9NY

Course Code: S4374


This course would benefit lawyers, financial advisers, accountants, trust officers and other private client professionals.

  • Digital assets
  • Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Commercial crypto-tokens and tokenomics
  • Fiduciary administration of crypto-assets
  • Fiduciary investment of crypto-assets
  • Taxation of cryptoassets
  • Cryptoasset succession
  • Drafting for the digital estate

Speaker Biographies

Leigh Sagar is a barrister of England and Wales whose practice includes:

(a) trusts and estates and commercial advice and litigation;

(b) the administration of digital information, created and used by deceased persons and persons who lack capacity in relation to their property and affairs and related litigation.

(c) the administration and taxation of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and tokens and related litigation.

He is a member of STEP, the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) and the Society for Computers and Law (SCL). Leigh is the Chairman of the STEP Digital Assets Global Special Interest Group.

Leigh is an editor of chapters in Williams Mortimer & Sunnucks, including probate claims and administration actions, procedures towards obtaining grants and the administration of digital information. He is contributor to the England and Wales section of the STEP Directory and Yearbook. He has written a book called The Digital Estate, published by Sweet & Maxwell


Member £105
Non-member £150
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