The Administration of Estates: Dealing with those Thorny Issues

Author(s): compilation of papers


Materials comprised of a paper and a PowerPoint handout


Alison Gilbert, Partner, Brookfields
Paula Keuning, Senior Solicitor, Brookfields


The Administration of Estates is often a matter of routine, but increasingly more complex or tricky situations arise.

These materials will look at some of the more difficult scenarios that may face practitioners in this area of law and offer guidance on how to deal with them.

These materials will help you

  • Understand better what triggers vesting and the implications of this for estates.
  • Gain insights into issues such as the effect of domicile on the administration of estates, the rights of residuary beneficiaries and the question of precedence in respect of Section 21 Property Agreements and conflicting provisions in a will.
  • Learn more about what happens in situations where a joint borrower dies, and the property is owned as tenants in common and whether a residuary beneficiary can be forced to take an in specie distribution.

Intended audience

All lawyers involved in estate administration, particularly junior to intermediate practitioners and legal executives.

Publication dateNovember 2018
FormatPDF and/or hard copy
CPD Seminar Papers ISBN: W0207/P
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