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Q&A Session with Carolyn Sparke QC – Solicitors’ Liability in Will Drafting: Taking Proper Care and Good Practice Steps

$77.00

In this Q&A Session, Carolyn Sparke QC discusses areas of liability for solicitors in will drafting including the circumstances in which a solicitor or other will drafter will be liable for failing to take proper care, other areas of liability beyond the drafting itself and good practice steps to take to avoid liability.

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Solicitor’s Liability in Will Drafting: Taking Proper Care and Good Practice Steps

Discussion points include:

• In what circumstances will a solicitor (or other will-drafter) be liable for failing to take proper care in will-drafting?
• Are there other areas of liability beyond the drafting itself?
• To whom will the solicitor be liable?
• Good practice steps to take to avoid liability
• How can the solicitor limit liability?
• Are there any steps which can be taken to remedy the failure to properly draft the will?
• What circumstances will a solicitor be able to obtain a statutory will or rectification of a badly-drafted will?
• Are there other areas in which solicitors are criticised in the manner of their drafting, even if they don’t constitute negligence?

Participants

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