The Estate and Trust Divide, Lawyers and Clients Beware - 29 September 2020
Speaker: Maree van der Kwast
The seminar will cover:
- Ethical considerations for practitioners.
- Ethical considerations for clients.
- Practical considerations during litigation.
- The implications when it all goes wrong – war stories.
About the speaker:
Maree van der Kwast joined Dwyer Durack in 2001. She heads the Wills, Probate and Estates Department. In July 2005 Maree became a partner of Dwyer Durack and in July 2006 a director of Dwyers Legal Pty Ltd.
Maree had always been interested in estates and gained first class honours from the University of Western Australia with a thesis about inheritance rights.
Since being admitted to practice she has focused on litigation relating to equitable claims, action pursuant to the Inheritance Act and disputes about deceased estates, trusts and Wills. Maree also drafts Wills and administers non-contentious estates.