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 Recorded Webinar: Negotiating and Drafting Terms of Settlement in Wills and Estate Matters Professional Skills)

Date: Friday 25th February 2022
Duration: 1 Hour

Negotiating and settling wills and estate disputes require refined skills. This session looks at what these are, with practical advice on implementation. It includes:

  • Understanding the timing of negotiations and its practical effects
  • Process and procedure in disclosing financials
  • Determining the property pool
  • Having some bargaining power whilst maintaining ethics and fairness
  • Knowing when to reach the settlement middle ground
  • Construction of terms of settlement - what to put in and what to leave out
  • How to ensure terms of settlement are binding
  • Case study - a settlement agreement checklist
Recorded Webinars,Legal CPD Compulsory Subject/s,Recorded Webinar: Negotiating and Drafting Terms of Settlement in Wills and Estate Matters Professional Skills)

Christian Teese, Special Counsel, Rigby Cooke Lawyers, Melbourne

Christian has specialised practice expertise in Wills & Estates and Trust litigation with nearly 10 years of experience.

Christian has significant experience acting for independent administrators and trustees in relation to Estate and Trust administration issues, as well as for claimants pursuing claims in relation to a diverse range of Wills, Estates and Trusts issues. He also has particular experience advising not-for-profit entities.

Christian has earned recognition for taking a cost-effective and sensible approach to litigation and has significant experience in disputes concerning legal costs. In 2021, Christian was ranked by Doyle’s Guide as a Rising Star in its Wills & Estates rankings for Victoria.


This webinar is suitable for succession lawyers - Australia wide and it has been designed to deliver the professional skills compulsory subject unit for the CPD year ending 31st March 2022.


Lawyers can claim 1 CPD unit – professional skills. 

WA lawyers – From 1/4/2021, due to changes to your CPD requirements we are unable to verify your completion of recorded webinars to the Legal Practice Board of WA.

If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Webinar Coordinator, Lisa Tran on (03) 8601 7709 or email: lisa@tved.net.au

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Product Code: WB14FEB22
 Price:  $202.40 (Inclusive of GST)
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