Recorded Webinar: Undue Influence – Coercion in Wills

Date: Wednesday 29th November 2017
Duration: approx. 2 hours
This session focuses on the law of undue influence applied to will making. It is designed to assist practitioners who may seek to challenge a will on behalf of a client alleging undue influence:
  • Ensuring the will is the true expression of the testator’s intention
  • Common law rules relating to undue influence
  • What must be shown to prove undue influence? – the coercion factor
  • Why ‘buttering up’ the testator is not undue influence
  • Is there a presumption of undue influence?
  • Can you prevent undue influence – a risk management perspective
  • Case study – Law Reform Commission report on undue influence
Our presenter

Darryl Browne, Principal and Accredited Specialist in Wills & Estates, Browne Linkenbagh Legal  Services, Blue Mountains,NSW

Darryl is an Accredited Specialist in Wills and Estates. His forte is estate planning (involving wills, superannuation, powers of attorney, enduring guardian appointments, advance care directives, trusts and related aspects), but he also conducts estate and other litigation for clients. He advises clients concerning commercial law issues (including business acquisitions, leases, employment issues and planning matters) as well as with conveyancing and related real estate transactions.

Darryl is regularly called upon to give seminars to solicitors on estate planning and estate litigation topics. Details of recent and imminent seminars are available from the sidebar.

Darryl’s professional achievements include Director (Councillor) of the Law Society New South Wales, Chair of Ethics Committee, Member Specialist Accreditation Board, Member Legal Aid Commission Board, Director LawCover Insurance Limited, Graduate AICD, Member STEP, Member SMSF Association, Member Property Law Committee, Member Criminal Law Committee, Member Disclosure Committee, Member Fidelity Fund Management Committee, Member Future Prospects of Young Graduates Working Group, Member Elder Abuse Working Group, Member Law Extension Committee, Member Future Committee, Commissioner The Future of Law and Innovation in the Profession Inquiry, Member Law Council of Australia’s Elder Law and Succession Committee, Member Law Council of Australia’s Working Group on Elder Abuse.


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.

If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact us, on (03) 9670 2055 or email:
Product Code: WBWNOV17
 Price:  $253.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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