Webinar – Statutory Will Applications


SFE webinar series 2017 – webinar 2

Recorded 23 March 2017 

Speaker: Tom Dumont

Venue: online

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Course content:

An increasingly common area of work: explaining what a statutory will is; when can an application be made; who can make the application; who is the client; reasons to make an application; how to define what is in the patients best interests not just what s/he would have done; can an application be made for tax reasons; how much does it cost; the role of the official solicitor; information required; how to deal with contests (if they arise)

About the speaker

Tom Dumont is a Chancery Barrister with over 30 years’ experience. His practice covers contentious probate, family provision and other private client litigation and advice, including the Court of Protection. He has a particular strength in professional negligence where it overlaps with the private client world, such as tax-planning by solicitors and accountants. He is recognized for his expertise in advising and acting for charities. His clients range from landed families and trust companies on and offshore, to entrepreneurs, national charities and Russian oligarchs.