Live Webinar: Parents, Pre-Nups and Pressure: How to Prepare a Watertight BFA to Protect Family Wealth


Date: Monday 11th February 2019 – Online:
Vic, NSW, ACT, Tas:  3pm to 5pm 
SA: 2.30pm to 4.30pm  WA: 12noon to 2pm 
NT: 1.30pm to 3.30pm  Qld: 2pm to 4pm

Wealthy parents often place a large amount of pressure on their children before getting married to enter into a “pre-nup”.  This session looks at best practice procedures that should be aspired to in preparing financial agreements, particularly when protecting multi-generational wealth. It includes:

  • What process should be implemented to agree to a financial agreement?
  • Ditching the pre-prepared document approach and why
  • Collaborative approach – what is it and how could it be used to agree to a financial agreement?
  • What are the risks of agreeing to a financial agreement without negotiation?
  • Resisting instructions from parents – tips and tricks for managing a difficult family dynamic
  • Key inclusions to include when protecting family assets and wealth
  • Thorne v Kennedy – what can we learn from it when implementing “pre-nup” agreements?
Our presenter

Geoff Wilson, Partner, HopgoodGanim, Brisbane

Geoff is recognised internationally as one of Australia’s leading family and relationship lawyers. His specialisation includes international family and relationship law, relationship agreements, prenuptial agreements, representation of third parties and high net worth individuals, trusts and property disputes and dispute resolution (particularly arbitration).

Geoff has built a distinguished career and the accolades for his work are numerous. Year on year he recognised as one of Australia’s pre-eminent family lawyers by Doyle’s Guide at both a state and national level and in 2018 he was also ranked by Doyle’s Guide as a Leading Family Lawyer in high value and complex property matters.

He is a Queensland Law Society Accredited Family Law Specialist and Arbitrator registered under the Family Law Act. He is also a fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers, the current chair of the International Dispute Resolution committee of the IAFL, and the Secretary of the Asia-Pacific Chapter of the IAFL.


This webinar is suitable for lawyers practising in family law – Australia wide. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.


Live webinar delegates will receive a CPD certificate for attendance at this webinar. Lawyers can claim up to 2 CPD units/points – substantive law.  This webinar has been designed to run for 2 hours, however, webinar lengths can vary depending on the level of questions and discussion, and the minimum length of the webinar is 1.5 hours.

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Product Code: RBIFEB19
 Price:   $264.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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