Master class including update. 28 April 2022

Host group
Host Left
Hosted by
STEP Manchester
Event Type
Web Event


  • Gill Steel, Law Skills Limited

This webinar, sponsored by Tower Street Finance Limited, will be conducted over Zoom and will comprise the following:


  • Video witnessed wills in the light of the extension of the relaxation of the requirements of the Wills Act 1837;
  • Charging clauses after Brealey v Shepherd & Co;
  • The importance of knowledge and approval in Reeves v Drew; Skillett v Skillett;
  • Execution of mirror wills and severance of joint tenancy after Dunbabin v Dunbabin;
  • Testamentary capacity - Hughes v Pritchard [2022] EWCA 386.


  • Crypto assets in estates;
  • Did a term in a Will revoke an earlier exercise of a power of appointment - Equiom (Isle of Mam) Ltd v Verlade;
  • Guidance on applications under the Children Act 1989 - Re B;
  • Appropriations.


  • Modern meaning of spouse and children in old trust deeds - Goodrich v AB;
  • Trust registration update.


The aim of this course is to discuss topical issues arising in wills, probate and trusts with STEP practitioners and identify interesting points of relevance in practice.  

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3 hours STEP
STEP Manchester
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