Section 21 agreements are common place and often require a large degree of input, knowledge and “crystal ball gazing” on the part of practitioners who want to ensure that the agreements withstand the test of time. This presentation is intended not only to update practitioners on the recent case law but to also consider and address the “grey areas” we all encounter when drafting living agreements (s 21) and settlement agreements (s 21A). It will additionally include reference to the Law Commission and its commentary on these agreements.
This seminar will include:
By attending this seminar you will gain:
Family lawyers, property lawyers, general practitioners, and civil litigators.
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||16 April|
Partner, Wynyard Wood, Auckland
Jennie is a partner at Wynyard Wood and a leader of the firm’s thriving family law team which services both private clients and acts as litigation support for a number of Auckland’s leading barristers. She has experience in all family law matters but now focuses her practice on relationship property issues with a strong litigation focus. Jennie is passionate about the rules of evidence and procedure, and is a strong believer that even family lawyers should remember their law degrees from time to time. She graduated from the University of Canterbury with an LLB(Hons) and she is now a contributing author to Westlaw’s Child Support commentary as well as having spoken for continuing legal education programmes on a number of topics.
|Simon Jefferson QC
Trinity Chambers, Auckland
Simon has had more than 33 years’ legal experience specialising almost exclusively in family law since 1983. After 20 years as a partner with Shieff Angland (where he led a family law team renowned for its ability and from which has emerged many leading family law practitioners), he left to practice at the independent bar in June 2006. Simon was elevated to the status of Queen’s Counsel in 2013. He has appeared in the Family Court, the High Court and the Court of Appeal. A number of Simon’s cases feature in the Law Reports and he is particularly noted for his appellate advocacy.
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