Thu 09 May | 8:50AM - 5:00PM | Ellerslie Event Centre MAP


For those lawyers working at the interface between trust, property and family law, our annual Cradle to Grave™ Conference is back again in 2019.

With a great range of pertinent and interesting topics presented by leading lawyers and other professionals, it promises to be another outstanding event. 

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The Practicalities of Assessing Testamentary Capacity

Anthony Grant, Barrister
Dr Jane Casey, Consultant Psychogeriatrician

Trusts and Relationship Property – Launching Pads, New Directions and Pole Positions

Vanessa Bruton QC
Vivienne Crawshaw QC

Contracting-out Agreements, Problems and Possible Solutions

Brian Carter, Barrister, Bastion Chambers

Challenges to Wills in Practice

Vicki Ammundsen, Director, Vicki Ammundsen Trust Law Limited

Gifting and its Effect on Wills

Alison Gilbert, Partner, Brookfields

Ethical Duties: Capacity and Dealing with the Families of Clients

Kathryn Dalziel, Barrister, Walker Street Chambers

The New Trust Legislation: What to Look Out For

Chris Kelly, Consultant, Greg Kelly Law
Greg Kelly, Partner, Greg Kelly Law

Current Tax Considerations for Trust Lawyers 

Denham Martin, Principal, Denham Martin Tax Law

The Parameters of Trustee Discretions

Jeff Kenny, Partner, Wynn Williams

Auckland Conference

Please note this page is for booking the Auckland conference.

For the Christchurch conference please click here.


Anthony Grant

Dr Jane Casey

Consultant Psychogeriatrician

Vanessa Bruton QC

Vivienne Crawshaw QC

Brian Carter
Barrister, Bastion Chambers

Vicki Ammundsen
Director, Vicki Ammundsen Trust Law Limited

Alison Gilbert
Partner, Brookfields

Kathryn Dalziel
Barrister, Walker Street Chambers

Chris Kelly
Consultant, Greg Kelly Law

Greg Kelly
Partner, Greg Kelly Law

Denham Martin
Principal, Denham Martin Tax Law

Jeff Kenny
Partner, Wynn Williams


Bill Patterson

Partner, Patterson Hopkins