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Elder and Succession Law - Using the Rule in Saunders v Vautier

Speakers: Richard Williams

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Date of Presentation 19.6.15


Using the rule in Saunders v Vautier


·         What is the rule?

·         Recent examples: Arnott v Kiss [2014] NSWSC 1385 and Krstic v State Trustees [2012] VSC 344

·         Case studies

·         Contingent gifts in wills and trusts: getting the drafting right





Richard Williams is a Barrister at Roma Mitchell Chambers, Brisbane.  His specialist areas of practice are wills, trusts and estates.  He studied Law at Cambridge University and was first called to the Bar in England and Wales in 1993.  He commenced practice at the Queensland Bar in 2012.  He has particular expertise in statutory wills and is co-author, together with Sam McCullough of Worrall Lawyers, of ‘Statutory Will Applications: A Practical Guide’, published by LexisNexis.  He is an Adjunct Lecturer for the College of Law’s LLM program in Wills & Estates, Deputy Chair of STEP Queensland, Deputy Chair of STEP Australia, and a member of the Editorial Board of the Trust Quarterly Review.



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