Up next Michael O’Sullivan & Miranda Allardice on “Moving in together”

The webinar will look at:

  1. What happens with an older partner – the issues that can arise for the elderly client adviser in this area in relation to protecting assets.


  1. Moving in with your children – the effects on parents gifting to children and undue influence, avoiding future conflicts in the family

About the speakers

Michael O’Sullivan is a barrister at 5 Stone Buildings. He has a Chancery practice focused mainly on trust, probate Court of Protection and estate litigation. In addition to that he undertakes a significant volume of professional negligence litigation concerned with tax planning and will drafting and estate administration where he acts for both claimants and defendants. He is also well versed in capital taxation work and regularly advises in relation to inheritance tax, capital gains and SDLT planning and mitigation. He has acted for a number of high profile clients in the entertainment industry and in the aristocracy. Michael has acted in a number of significant Court of Protection cases. He has wide experience of contested statutory will cases and cases involving contested deputyships and attorneyships. He appeared in Re P [2010] Ch 33 Re Peter Jones [2014] EWCOP 59 – a statutory will case involving cross border issues EB v RC [2011] EWHC 3805 Removal of a Deputy under MCA 2005 D v JC [2012] WTLR 1211 statutory will involving applicant who had been adopted Re MN [2010] WTLR 1719 acting for applicant in a case involving alleged abduction of mentally incapacitated from the USA to the UK.

Miranda Allardice is a barrister at 5 Stone Buildings. She undertakes a wide variety of contentious Chancery matters relating to lifetime gifts, wills, estates and Inheritance Act claims.  She is a co-author of the recent Law Society Inheritance Act Claims A Practical Guide.  Miranda is an experience mediator and has a thriving mediation practice.