11 June 2024 | Trust and Probate Conference, The Queens Hotel, Leeds
25 April 2024

11 June 2024 | Trust and Probate Conference, The Queens Hotel, Leeds

Join our Probate, Inheritance and Trusts specialists at our annual half day conference for an afternoon of talks and networking.

This conference will be held at The Queens Hotel, Palm Court, Leeds.

This seminar will be relevant to all professionals practising Probate, Inheritance & Trusts.


  • 12:00 - 13:15: Registration & lunch
  • 13:15 – 13:30: Welcome
  • 13:30 - 14:00: Sarah Harrison - “Quirks of Equity”
    Sarah Harrison will discuss some of the quirks of the law of equity which impact on contentious and non contentious practice including the rule against self dealing, the rule against double portions and the rule in Tollet v Tollet
  • 14:00 - 14:30: Anna Metcalfe - “Trusts in Inheritance Act Proceedings”
    Anna Metcalfe will consider whether life interest trusts and discretionary trusts can be reasonable provision, life interests vs capital interests in spousal and co-habitee cases, will trustees as defendants and the role of trusts in compromising IHA claims.
  • 14:30 - 15:00: Stuart Roberts - “Removing Trustees”
    Stuart Roberts will explore seeking and resisting the removal of trustees: the Court’s approach, tactics, and risks and opportunities.
  • 15:00- 15:30: Tea Break
  • 15:30- 16:00: Cait Sweeney - “Adverse Possession and Trust Property”
  • 16:00- 16:30: Nicola Phillipson - “Disclosure in the BPC under Practice Direction 57AD" 
  • 16:30 onwards: Networking & Drinks

The price per delegate is £75.00 + VAT and includes lunch, afternoon refreshments and a post-conference drinks reception. If you wish to attend this event, please click here.