Wills and Probate Conference 2024

By Estatesearch on January 19th, 2024

We are delighted to be sponsoring the Wills and Probate Conference 2024.

The event described as a ‘must attend’ for those involved in the Wills and Probate sector includes a full day of insight and discussion covering the latest technical developments and best practice, and will be held at the Hilton in Leeds on 14 March 2024.

The 2024 Wills and Probate Conference – Book your tickets here.

Managing the Risks

The programme will feature both panel and speaker sessions covering compliance, ID and bankruptcy, contentious matters and minimising risk.  In addition, Emma Baddaley,​ Strategic Relationship Director, Estatesearch will present a session on GDPR for private client practitioners, covering GDPR obligations, Article 5 and will bank management. 

Emma Baddaley, Strategic Relationship Director, Estatesearch commented:

“Firms offering Will Writing services have a database of customer information on file.  Regular data cleansing and monitoring needs to be undertaken to address changes and mortality and to avoid incorrect and out-of-date records, breaching GDPR regulations.  In my presentation, I will look at GDPR and its implications for firms offering Will Writing services in addition to the tools available to help streamline processes and comply with regulatory requirements.”

Legal training for private client practitioners and will writers

The Wills and Probate Conference 2024 is part of a series of educational events organised by Helen Forster of HTF Legal, to provide live and on-demand legal training for private client practitioners and will writers. The session is designed to provide practical guidance on tackling a range of challenging issues include topics such as: risks in will drafting, probate administration, anti-money laundering, financial abuse and the updates to the trust registration service and its impact on will drafting.  

Helen Forster Director of HTF Legal confirmed:

“The Wills and Probate Conference 2024 is suitable for both SRA and non-regulated firms. The full agenda focuses on challenges faced by all practitioners with plenty of opportunities to put questions to the experts in an afternoon panel session.  From will drafting challenges, administration risks and cyber security to knowing when a non-contentious matter becomes contentious, this conference is designed to consider the risks for those working in this area and how to navigate compliance requirements safely.  It will also offer a unique learning opportunity and a valuable chance to network with peers.”

Estatesearch offers a Financial Profile Search to identify unknown assets plus a range of additional services including, Trustee Notices, Overseas & UK Bankruptcy Searches, Unoccupied Property Insurance, Early Distribution Insurance in addition to Share Valuation and Sale services.  With no registration or subscription fees, customers simply pay for the disbursements they need, when they need them.

The 2024 Wills and Probate Conference – Book your tickets here.

Originally published in Today’s Wills and Probate – 18th January 2024

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