This webinar will provide an in-depth study of the often-overlooked role of the settlor.
The webinar will focus on:
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The role and rights of the settlor can be overlooked and underappreciated.
This insightful webinar will cast new light on settlors and how the position of settlor and the settlor’s wishes should be promoted and protected moving forward. The webinar will also consider the double edged sword that control represents and whether it is still correct for trustee/settlors, as paraphrased from Vervoort v Forrest where it was stated that “traditional trust principles of unanimity and non-delegation must bend to the practical realities when one trustee is in absolute control of all trust activities and the other trustees have effectively abdicated their trustee responsibilities”. This will be measured against the recent decisions in Triezenberg v Mason where the settlor was removed as a trustee and later the appointor and had costs awarded against him on account of defending his removal as a trustee and the removal of the appointor powers.
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This webinar is targeted at all practitioners at all levels but will be of particular interest to practitioners who advise clients who are establish new trusts or who deal with on-going trust administration (including lawyers, accountants, conveyancers and professional trustees).
Vicki Ammundsen, Director, Vicki Ammundsen Trust Law Limited
1.25 CPD Hours