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Contentious Trusts and Estates Benefits

The Contentious Trusts and Estates SIG (Special Interest Group) provides a forum for sharing international trust and estate jurisprudence and marshalling expertise and best practice in dealing with, and avoiding, trust and estate disputes. The group aims to nurture expertise, promote best practice, including the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), and help non-contentious practitioners avoid pitfalls encountered in trust and estate litigation.

Group Benefits

  • An international platform for sharing and accessing expertise
  • Dedicated training and education resources, including events and webcasts, providing CPD opportunities
  • Access to exclusive, specialised content on our website
  • Regular e-updates for your group and industry news, events and activities
  • Discuss topical issues with fellow practitioners and contribute your expertise and knowledge via the webcasts, events, online discussion forums and the STEP Journal
  • Industry focussed international e-discussion forum
  • Your member listing within the online SIG member directory
  • Discounted rates to attend SIG events
  • Networking opportunities and exposure for you and your business
  • Member discounts on specially selected industry resources, products and services

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Membership is open to both STEP members and non-members. There is no joining fee but this may change, so join us today.

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  • Over 2,100 experienced professionals
  • Practitioners across 60 countries from more than 1,100 organisations.


“SIG conferences are invaluable in providing CPD at a detailed level.”
Alexandra Taylor TEP, Solicitor and Partner, Botvyle Consultants

“The networking opportunities with other contentious trust practitioners at the SIG events are impactful for my work and business.”
Sharon Kenchington TEP, Solicitor, Boodle Hatfield LLP

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