Event: Contentious Probate Update, Bath 22-10-19

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 – 2.5 hours, Accreditation – BSB and SRA


Tuesday 22 October 2019, 2.00pm – 5.20pm


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


2.00 – 2.25pm – Registration and refreshments

2.25 – 2.30pm – Welcome and introduction from the Chair Charles Auld, Barrister, St John’s Chambers

2.30 – 3.00pm – Proprietary estoppel update in light of Court of Appeal’s decision in Habberfield Christopher Jones, Barrister, St John’s Chambers

3.00 – 3.30pm – When Beddoes applications are, and are not, necessary in light of Lines v Wilcox Oliver Wooding, Barrister, St John’s Chambers

3.30 – 3.50pm – Afternoon tea

3.50 – 4.40pm – Procedural update, including time limits for seeking permission to appeal in light of MacDonald v Rose, Part 36 offers in light of Knight v Knight and the Business and Property Courts disclosure pilot Amanda Noyce, Partner, Royds Withy King and Luke Watson, Partner, Mogers Drewett

4.40 – 5.20pm – Round up of the essential case law from the last 12 months Alex Troup, Head of Wills and Trusts, St John’s Chambers

5.20pm – Drinks and canapés

How to book

Please book your place via Eventbrite. 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 7 days notice will not be entitled to a refund. This is to cover catering and administrative costs related to the seminar.


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