Ademption of Gifts By an Attorney - Compensation and Other Solutions
Speakers: Richard Williams
- Video (available on USB and posted)
• The new s.32AH of the Powers of Attorney Act 2000
• How does this compare with the approach taken in other states?
• Practical guidance on how to make an application under the section
• Drafting techniques to avoid ademption
Presenter: Richard Williams, Barrister-at-Law, Roma Mitchell Chambers, Brisbane Qld
Barrister-at-Law, Roma Mitchell Chambers.
Richard Williams studied Law at Cambridge University and was first called to the Bar in England and Wales in
Richard is a Barrister at the Queensland Bar and specialises in wills, estates and trusts. He appeared as counsel
for the applicant in Neuendorf v Public Trustee of Qld  QSC 156 in which the Queensland Supreme Court
outlined the relevant principles for compensation applications under s.107 of the Powers of Attorney Act 1998
Richard has served a six-year term as a Director of STEP Worldwide. He is Deputy Chair of the Queensland Branch
of STEP, Deputy Chair of STEP Australia and Chair of the STEP Australia Editorial Committee.
Richard is an Adjunct Lecturer, Queensland for the College of Law’s Master of Applied Law (Wills & Estates)
Program, and a regular presenter at conferences and seminars.
Roma Mitchell Chambers - firstname.lastname@example.org