Negligence In Private Client Practice

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Speaker(s): James Beresford
CPD Time: 1 hour
Duration: 1 hour
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Mistakes happen, we all know that but what can we learn from them and how can we prevent our team repeating them? This refresher session will provide an aide memoir about negligence in this increasingly complex area and will provide practical tips on how to put in place safeguards. This session will look at:

  • Taking instructions
  • Drafting
  • Joint Property bequests
  • Will Execution
  • Capacity
  • Risk Management

Learning Objectives

After this talk you will have an appreciation of the common areas of negligence in private client practice and have an understanding of how these risks can be mitigated and managed.


James Beresford

James is the National Head of Wills and Estate Planning at BLM Law in Manchester dealing with the administration of complex estates and advising clients on estate planning matters including the drafting of Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney.

He is particularly interested in assisting clients deal with their estate and legacy planning where my pragmatic approach  and clear communication skills provide clients with a comprehensive and understandable solution.

He is the former National Head of Private Client at Slater and Gordon and is a regular lecturer and contributor to the media.

James is a full member of STEP and sits on the England and Wales Committee and he is the author of “No Will – no say. A simple guide to Wills and Estate Planning”, published in 2017 by Wilkinson Publishing.

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