Trust Series 2020 - Update on recent trust cases - 5 August 2020 (On Demand)


The lockdown saw a surge in released judgments. This webinar provides a catch up on cases relevant to practitioners advising settlors, trustees and beneficiaries as well as commercial practitioners who have an interest in trust-oriented remedies

This webinar, which will include a casebook with headnotes or reports of each of the cases discussed, and will conclude with a question and answer section, will consider the outcome of recent cases to up-date practitioners on current trust litigation.

  • Ruscoe v Cryptopia Ltd, which considers the nature of property that can be held on trust in the context of cryptocurrency
  • Addleman v Lambie, an update on the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal decisions regarding disclosure of trust information and legal advice provided to trustees
  • Carson v Lane, a Family Protection Act claim that critically assess a percentage-based approach versus a dollar value on a will-maker’s moral duty with respect to disinherited children


5 August 2020


Attendees will learn:

  • Risks of trusteeship
  • Circumstances in which an insolvent trustee can seek directions regarding dealing with trust property
  • The circumstances in which a Beddoes order can be sought
  • How to advise clients regarding wills relating to large estates that do not provide for children
  • The boundaries of property that can be owned on trust
  • The current position regarding disclosure of trust information and legal advice all by reference to practical and real-life situations


This webinar is targeted at practitioners at all levels but will be of particular benefit to practitioners who advise trustees or who are trustees or directors of trustee companies.


Vicki Ammundsen, Director, Vicki Ammundsen Trust Law Limited

John Brown, Barrister


1.25 CPD Hours

  • On Demand Event
    Complete online in your own time (Self-paced)
    • $195.00 excl. GST

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