Event: Contentious Probate Update, Bath, 2-11-17

St John’s Chambers, Royds Withy King and Mogers Drewett welcome you to their annual seminar in Bath, which aims to bring practitioners up to speed with all the latest developments in the world of contentious probate.

This seminar is principally targeted at solicitors who are (or would like to be) involved in contentious probate work, but it would also be of interest to non-contentious lawyers, will writing firms and professional executors.

CPD – 3 hours, Accreditation – BSB and SRA


Thursday 2 November 2017, 1.00pm – 6.00pm


Royds Withy King office (click for Google Map)
Midland Bridge House Midland Bridge Road Bath BA2 3FP


1.00pm – Registration and refreshments

1.25 – 1.30pm – Welcome from Chair Charles Auld, Barrister, St John’s Chambers

1.30 – 3.00pm – “The outdated law on Wills needs an overhaul” Do you agree? Could this lead to the removal of the index finger from the corpse to verify a digital signature?! – Amanda Noyce, Partner at Royds Withy King and Luke Watson, Partner at Mogers Drewett

3.00 – 3.20pm  – Afternoon tea

3.20 – 3.50pm – Trust Litigation update – Christopher Jones, Barrister at St John’s Chambers

3.50 – 4.20pm – Ilott six months later – have 1975 Act claims changed in practice?– Oliver Wooding, Barrister at St John’s Chambers

4.20 – 4.50pm – Statutory Wills – Alex Troup, Barrister at St John’s Chambers

4.50pm –  Question and answer session

5.00pm – Drinks and canapés

How to book

Please book your place by downloading the full seminar programme and submitting the booking form at the end of the programme. Places are limited at this seminar so please book early to guarantee a place.

Costs – delegate fee: £45 + VAT (£54). The fee for this seminar includes the full conference pack and refreshments.

Cancellation: Any cancellations received with less than 48 hours’ notice will not be entitled to a refund. This is to cover catering and administrative costs related to the seminar.

Confirmation of registration: If you have not received confirmation of your registration one week before the conference, please telephone 0800 051 8066.

Substitute delegates: Substitute delegates will be accepted at any time – please telephone 0800 051 8066 to let us know the name of the substitute.

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