A literary estate: A case study discussion. 13 October 2022

Host group
Host Left
Hosted by
STEP London Central
Event Type

Charles Russell Speechlys
5 Fleet Place
United Kingdom

Following the popularity of the last case study event, our moderator Thomas Dumont KC returns to present an estate case study prepared by Leigh Sagar.

The event will be set up with participants in small groups to enthusiastically discuss and debate the interesting issues raised in the case of a successful author who should not have relied on the autopilot feature of her new car.

Due to the nature of this as an interactive, small group event, this is an in-person event only.

Thomas Dumont KC is one of the most in-demand barristers for private client matters, including contentious trusts and probate, family provision and professional liability disputes. He has been Advocate of the Year at STEP’s Private Client Awards, one of the Lawyer’s Hot 100, and among City Wealth’s Most Highly Regarded Figures in Private Wealth Management.

He has won cases in the Supreme Court, the Administrative Court and the Court of Appeal, as well as the High Court. He is recognised for his expertise in advising and acting for charities. His clients range from landed families and trust companies on and offshore, to entrepreneurs and national charities.

Leigh Sagar is a barrister of England and Wales whose practice includes trusts and estates and commercial advice and litigation; the administration of digital information, created and used by deceased persons and persons who lack capacity in relation to their property and affairs and related litigation; and the administration and taxation of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and tokens and related litigation.

He is a member of Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) and an editor of chapters in Williams Mortimer & Sunnucks, including probate claims and administration actions, procedures towards obtaining grants and the administration of digital information. He has written a book on The Digital Estate, published in March 2018.

Cost group
Event Cost
Free to attend
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