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

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We currently use Zoom to host all our online events.

Questions in advance for our presenters

Please email any topic related questions to for inclusion in the live broadcast. Otherwise a chat room will be open to type questions directly to presenters on the day.

This seminar will consider, against the backdrop of the recent case Pickering v Hughes & Ors [2021] EWHC 1672 (Ch), developments in proprietary estoppel and constructive trusts, focusing on succession disputes relating to family property.

Brie & Charlotte will consider the evidential challenges presented by such cases, including:

- Complex family dynamics, cultures and histories;

- Establishing an agreement/promises or assurances with multiple legal


- Contradictory documentation; and 

- Untangling contributions and detriment where funds are generated through

  family businesses.

- The speakers will also reflect on case management and case preparation,

  in particular

- Dealing with evidence from vulnerable or elderly witnesses with the benefit

  of new PD 1A

- Preparation of witness statements for trial under the new PD 57AC