The Law Reform (Testamentary Promises) Act 1949 (the Act) is a piece of legislation unique to New Zealand that makes “better provision for the enforcement of promises to make testamentary provision in return for services rendered”. This presentation will provide practical guidance to lawyers when drafting wills to ensure they are less vulnerable to attack and also to lawyers advising clients in relation to bringing or defending a claim based on a promise.
This seminar will include:
After attending this seminar you will be able to:
Family lawyers, general practitioners and lawyers advising private clients.
A short paper, in PDF format, together with a copy of the powerpoint presentation will be emailed out prior to the seminar.
|Live Web Stream||1 August|
Senior Solicitor, Morris Legal, Auckland
Georgia is a Senior Solicitor at Morris Legal. She began her career at Russell McVeagh and now applies this commercial background to trust, estate and relationship property matters. Georgia’s experience includes advising private clients, charities and international and local trustee companies in relation to complex disputes.
Partner, Morris Legal, Auckland
Sally is the founding partner of Morris Legal. She is admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor in New Zealand, New South Wales and New York and has an LLM from Columbia University in New York. Sally has an established reputation in the field of relationship property, trust and estate disputes, appearing regularly in the Family Court, High Court and Court of Appeal on behalf of trustees, beneficiaries, executors, charities and private clients.