Greg is again chairing the New Zealand Law Society's Trusts Conference. Chris will be co-presenting a paper at the conference on Drafting Trust Deeds, while Kimberly (Wellington only) & Colette (Auckland only) are co-presenting a paper on "Testamentary Capacity in Practice".
Greg features in an article in the New Zealand Listener, September 23-29, 2017, on the subject of "testamentary freedom"; that is, the right to cut children out of a will. Read more ...
Greg features in an article in the New Zealand Women's Weekly, September 18, 2017, about the importance of having an up-to date will. Read more ...
Greg presented a paper “Trusts Bill” – at the STEP seminar on 15 February 2017. Greg presented a paper for the Auckland District Law Society “Cradle to Grave” seminar in May. Greg and Kimberly presented a paper on varying trust deeds at the New Zealand Law Society Trust Conference in June. Chris presented two papers: [...]
Greg and Chris presented the following seminars in 2016 Greg and Chris presented a paper “How much can you give and when” – paper presented at New Zealand Law Society – “CPD Top Up Day” 17 February 2016. “Recent developments in trusts” – paper presented at “10 Points in one day” conference, Legalwise seminars, Wellington 24 [...]
Greg and Chris presented the following seminars in 2015 “Estates and Wills” – paper co-presented at New Zealand Law Society – “CPD Top Up Day” 17 February 2015. “Trustees & Mental Incapacity : Avoid Messy Problems” – paper presented at “10 Points in one day” conference, Legalwise seminars, Wellington 24 February 2015. Greg and Chris presented [...]
Greg and Chris presented the following seminars in 2014 Trust update 2014 for the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants at 14 centres throughout New Zealand in February and March. Corporate trustee paper for the Auckland District Law Society’s Cradle to the Grave Conference in April 2014 in Auckland and Christchurch. Trust and Elder Law [...]
Garrow and Kelly's Law of Trusts and Trustees Greg and Chris are the authors of Garrow and Kelly’s Law of Trusts and Trustees. The 7th edition was published in 2013 and is the leading text on trust law in New Zealand. It is the required reading for the Property Law and Commercial Equiry course at [...]
Dobbie's Probate and Administration Practice Greg and Chris (and two other authors) have written the 6th edition of Dobbie’s Probate and Administration Practice, which is the leading text of proabte and estate administration in New Zealand. It was published in December 2014.
Events and Presentations for 2013 Greg and Chris presented papers at the Auckland District Law Society “Cradle to Grave” seminar in March on wills and trusts for blended families. There are presentations in both Auckland and Christchurch. Greg and Chris presented papers at the New Zealand Law Society Trust Conference in June 2013 on current [...]