Payne Hicks Beach

Payne Hicks Beach

03 June 2021

ThoughtLeaders4 PrivateClient: ‘Succession Planning for Modern Families’

Payne Hicks Beach’s Sarah Williams and Jessica Henson are respectively chairing and speaking at the ThoughtLeaders4 PrivateClient event ‘Succession Planning for Modern Families' on 14 June 2021. With modern science advancing at great speed, they will discuss what this means for succession planning. Complexities over legal relationships and inheritance are pure examples of some of the challenges for private client lawyers thrown up by surrogacy and modern family dynamics.

Topics include:

  • The law surrounding surrogacy – introduction to, and update on, the position in the UK and key jurisdictions
  • The complex web of parental rights flowing from surrogacy
  • Why private client practitioners and trustees need to be up to date on the issues
  • The role of the Human Rights Act
  • Fertility preservation
  • Modern family dynamics and trusts
  • Settlors’ wishes and public policy

The speakers include:

Clare Usher-Wilson, Deputy Managing Director of Summit Trust International and Jessica Henson and Sarah Williams of Payne Hicks Beach

To book your place on the ThoughtLeaders4 PrivateClient: 'Succession Planning for Modern Families’ click here 


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