Live Webinar: Enduring Powers of Attorney – The Extent of Authority


Date:  Thursday 18th January 2018 – Online:
Vic, NSW, ACT, Tas:  3pm to 4pm 
SA: 2.30pm to 3.30pm  WA: 12noon to 1pm 
NT: 1.30pm to 2.30pm  Qld: 2pm to 3pm

The extent of authority under an enduring attorney is often misunderstood. Understanding what can and cannot be done by this category of attorney is the subject of this session and includes:

  • The powers of an enduring power of attorney – the outer limits of authority
  • Legislative limitations on enduring power of attorneys
  • Impact of guardianship and administration orders on attorney’s powers
  • Can an attorney under an enduring power make a binding death benefit nomination?
  • Control of trust or corporations – power over entities examined
  • Access to a will and impacting testamentary wishes – containing the power
  • Legislation update – the new power of attorney regime in Victoria
  • Case update: Re Tracey [2016] QCA 194
  • Powers of attorney law reform proposals:
    • a register online
    • compulsory registration
    • compulsory registration of revocations
    • wider witnessing powers
    • national model for Powers of Attorney
Our presenter

Jen McMillan, Legal Practice Consultant, Lawcover, Sydney

Jenny McMillan was admitted to practice in New South Wales in 1989 and in Western Australia in 1992.  She is a Law Society of NSW accredited specialist in wills and estates and has extensive experience in this area both in private practice and with a trustee company. 

Jenny is a member of the NSW Law Society Elder Law and Succession Committee, a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and a part-time member of the Guardianship Division of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal. 


This webinar is suitable for succession lawyers – Australia wide. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.


Live webinar delegates will receive a CPD certificate for attendance at this webinar.  Lawyers can claim up to 1 CPD [CLE] unit/point – substantive law.  This webinar has been designed to run for 1 hour.

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Once you’ve registered for the webinar, we send you a link so that you can login to the webinar from your computer. The speaker delivers the session from their computer in real time. Just like a live seminar, you can ask questions of the speaker. You simply type your question into the question box and the speaker responds to it during question time.
At the end of the webinar session we send you a certificate to confirm your attendance and the number of CPD hours you earned.

You will need a computer with sound, an internet connection and earphones if you need to participate in the webinar in an open office environment (so you don’t disrupt those around you).

Product Code: RBAJAN18
 Price:   $253.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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