This one-day event, organised by the Private Client Section, will bring together a representative group of lawyers from various jurisdictions to discuss and debate the major issues in international private client law today.
08.30 - 09.00 Registration and refreshments
09.00 - 09.10 Conference welcome
09.10 - 09.40 Keynote speech: Jo Summers, partner, PWT Advice
09.40 - 10.25 Plenary session 1: Ring fencing and protecting assets from marriage (James Stewart, partner, Penningtons Manches)
10.25 - 10.45 Refreshments and networking in exhibition
10.45 - 11.30 Plenary session 2: Domicile versus residence versus nationality (Alessia Paoletto, solicitor andLucy Johnson , special counsel, Withers LLP)
Asset protection in older age, estate planning and tax issues for the elderly. Speakers will present a case study.
11.30 - 12.50 Plenary session 3: Impact of European succession regulation (Richard Frimston, partner, Russell-Cooke Solicitors)
Pre-arranged round tables. In each table there will be at least one lawyer from a foreign jurisdiction . The delegates will benefit from the input of a foreign lawyer to deal with a practical case lead by the session speaker.
12.50 - 13.50 Lunch and networking in exhibition
13.50 - 14.50 Round tables
The speakers will provide a practical case on practice and procedure of how an estate is wound up in their jurisdiction.
France - David Anderson, partner, Sykes Anderson
Germany - Veit Klinger, WF Frank & Partner LLP
Italy - Andrew Paton, partner, De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani
Spain - Alberto Perez Cedillo, Private Client Section committee member
United States - Brad Westerfield, attorney, Butler Snow
14.50 - 15.35 Plenary session 4: Will drafting - what may go wrong will go wrong? (Roberta Harvey , partner andAnna Steward , senior counsel, Charles Russell Speechlys)
15.35 - 15.55 Refreshments and networking in exhibition
15.55 - 17.15 Plenary session 5: Domicile vs Residence vs Nationality (David Rees, barrister, 5 Stone Buildings)
17.15 - 17.20 Conference closing remarks
17.20 Networking drinks reception
Solicitors and professionals involved in advising private clients and trustees.
All conference fees VAT is 20%
Member of Private Client Section £300 + VAT = £360
PC holder £345 + VAT = £414
Non PC holder £445 + VAT = £534
PC holder working for NFP £245 + VAT = £294