RECORDED WEBINAR: The Disapointed Beneficiary Under a Will - Using Promissory Estoppel

Thursday 24th July 2014

Duration:  2 hours 

Promissory estoppel is an important area of the law that has major ramifications for deceased estates. Can promissory estoppel be used to support a claim made against an estate? Practitioners cannot afford to ignore it and those dealing with estates need to be aware of its effect. This presentation deals with:  
  • Promissory estoppel – key principles reviewed
  • Promissory estoppel in family farm cases – Harrison v Harrison (2012)
  • Constructive trust claims as an alternative to promissory estoppel
  • Essential requirement of detriment to claimant in order to prove estoppel - current issues examined
  • Can estoppel be used to rebut a claim of unconscionable conduct?
  • Where estoppel arises, what remedy may result? 
This webinar is suitable for Succession lawyers – Australia wide
 
PRESENTED BY:  Scott Whitla, Partner, McCullough Robertson, Brisbane
 
As an accredited specialist in succession law, Scott specialises in all aspects of succession planning, estate administration and estate litigation.  He manages the firm’s Equity and Private Client team at McCullough Robertson Lawyers in Brisbane, having been made a Partner in 2009.
 
His clients include high-net worth individuals, accountants, financial advisers and other legal firms and their clients.
 
Scott assists clients to find effective succession planning solutions which protect and preserve assets for the intended beneficiaries, while also minimising the taxation and stamp duty implications which might otherwise arise.  He is a leading lawyer in the area of preparing, interpreting and contesting wills, administering deceased estates and applications to the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
 
Scott also assists clients with estate administration and estate litigation.  In addition to his substantial experience in these areas, Scott is also an expert on guardianship and administration issues, including matters involving questions of capacity, and the validity of transactions and decisions made under enduring powers of attorney.
 
 
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Product Code: WBLJUL14
 Price:  $220.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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