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Family Section seminar: Pensions on divorce - another witches’ brew (Cardiff, 15 February 2017) - NOTE CHANGE OF DATE

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Pensions experts Rhys Taylor of 30 Park Place and financial planning specialist Paul Cobley provide practical guidance on what to look out for in light of the changes to state pensions, discuss how the court should approach pensions in light of pension freedoms, and focus on financial remedies on divorce - specifically, the practice of offsetting pensions against non-pension assets. Please note the change of date from 22 to 15 February.


15:00 – 15:30 Registration

15:30 – 17:30  Seminar

17:30 – 18:00 Q&A session with our expert panel

18:00 – 18:30 Networking drinks

Why attend?

This seminar will focus on:

  • How should the court approach pensions in light of pension freedoms?
  • Changes to state pensions – a practical guide on what to look out for
  • Offsetting – apples or pears?

What delegates can expect

  • Two hours’ training on pensions and divorce at intermediate to advanced level
  • Full analysis of pensions on divorce
  • Comprehensive pack of materials to assist back at the office
  • Answers to those tricky questions you were afraid to ask

Who should attend?

  • Solicitors, legal executives, barristers
  • IFAs and chartered financial planners
  • Family mediators


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