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 Recorded Webinar: Drafting Powers of Attorney – Getting the Tricky Clauses Right

Date: Monday 23rd August 2021
Duration: Approximately 1 Hour

There are many challenges in drafting a power of attorney. The consequences of poor drafting may be significant and fixing things later may not be an option. This session takes you through the best practice requirements in effective drafting of powers of attorney:

  • Deciding on type of power of attorney
  • Selecting an agent – eligibility requirements
  • Drafting to reflect donor’s intentions
  • Ensuring the power of attorney complies with legal requirements
  • Deciding time frame it is to operate over
  • Should you have a joint power of attorney?
  • Providing for the death or incapacity of an attorney
  • Key clauses – extent of power and limitations
  • Conflicts clauses
  • Case study – Checklist for clauses and practical examples of general and specific powers of attorney
Recorded Webinars,Wills and Succession Law,Recorded Webinar: Drafting Powers of Attorney – Getting the Tricky Clauses Right

Jennifer Dixon, Practice Leader & Accredited Specialist Wills & Estates (Vic), Moores, Victoria

Jennifer Dixon is a Practice Leader and heads up the Private Clients group at Moores.

With one of the largest specialist estate planning teams in the country, Jennifer and her team assist clients and their advisors through the maze of planning for death and disability right through to addressing the administration of estates and private entities like trusts and SMSF’s. While the focus of the team is on dispute prevention, they also advise and guide clients through disputes and litigation associated with these areas.

Jennifer holds an honours degree in law and a diploma of financial services. She is an accredited specialist in Wills and Estates in Victoria, accredited by the Law Institute of Victoria. She is also an accredited specialist SMSF advisor and fellow of the SMSF Association. Jennifer is an in demand speaker across Australia to professional audiences in these areas.


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.


Lawyers can claim up to 1 CPD unit/point – substantive law.  This webinar has been designed to run for 1 hour, however, webinar lengths can vary depending on the level of questions and discussion.

WA lawyers – From April 1st 2021, due to the new 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: [email protected]

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Product Code: WBQAUG21
 Price:  $269.50 (Inclusive of GST)
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