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What happens after your register?

After completing the registration form, we will email you a confirmation invoice and upon payment an access link will be sent giving permission to join the meeting.

Payment can be either by bacs (details printed on the invoice or call with a credit card and your invoice number)

Follow up emails will be sent with notes/slides before the event and then a final email to access the event recording.

Which online platform?

We currently use Zoom to host all our online events.


Single place £20

Company wide ticket £50

Tickets are via Eventbrite and a card processing fee is added by the third party agent.

This webinar is useful for -

Contentious Probate Lawyers

Estate Planners

Will Writers


The courts' approach 

The impact of Cowan

Other cases

Standstill agreements

1975 Act claims and other claims 

About our presenters

Penny Reed QC, 5 Stone Buildings

"Highly recommended in trust dispute cases and someone whose reputation goes before her. She is a pre-eminent name in this industry and she has a stellar track record." "An extraordinarily effective advocate, who has the ear of the judiciary. What she says carries weight.”

Penelope Reed QC has a broad traditional chancery practice focussed on trusts, wills, inheritance disputes, proprietary estoppel and equitable remedies. She is a Civil Recorder and Deputy High Court judge. Penelope is an accredited mediator, trained through ADR Chambers.

Paul Hewitt, Partner, Withers

Top ranked in the directories, Paul is described as a ‘star litigator’ and ‘a formidable opponent’; as well as listed in The Lawyer’s Hot 100 2020. Paul specialises in all types of trust and probate disputes. This includes claims about the validity, construction and rectification of wills and trusts, Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 claims, removal of executors and trustees, and contentious estate and trust administrations. The Court has appointed him administrator in a number of contentious estates. A barrister interviewed by the leading independent legal directories commented: ‘if I were a client with a contentious trusts or probate claim, I would, without hesitation, go to Paul’.

Sarah Aughwane, Solicitor, Withers

Sarah is a senior associate in the trust, estate and inheritance disputes team.

She advises on all types of domestic and international probate disputes including issues relating to the validity of wills and trusts and claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.

She has experience on cases in jurisdictions including the Jersey, Guernsey, Switzerland, Bermuda, BVI, Cayman, the Isle of Man and Nevis.

Together with other members of the team Sarah also advises on professional negligence actions in the context of trusts and estates.

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Cost to attend - Single place £20 or Company wide licence £50 = card processing fee.