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 Live Webinar: From Use to Abuse: Calling Your Enduring Attorney to Account

Date: Tuesday 18th January 2022
Vic, NSW, ACT, Tas: 1.30pm to 2.30pm
Qld: 12.30pm to 1.30pm
SA:  1.00pm to 2.00pm
NT:  12 noon to 1pm
WA: 10.30am to 11.30am


Enduring powers of attorney are an important tool for estate planners. However, the sad reality is, where there is power, there is potential for abuse. This session examines the options available when an attorney has potentially breached their obligations. It covers:

  • Fiduciary duties owed by attorneys
  • Examining the scope of the appointing document
  • Ensuring powers have been exercised in accordance with intentions
  • Who can challenge the wrongdoings and what are the available remedies?
  • statutory
  • common law
  • criminal
  • Ground for review of powers of attorney
  • Orders that may be made
  • Lessons from recent cases
Live Webinars,Estate planning,Live Webinar: From Use to Abuse: Calling Your Enduring Attorney to Account Carolyn Sparke QC, Victorian Bar, Melbourne

Carolyn Sparke QC graduated from Melbourne University in 1987 with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Science. She was admitted to Practice (completing her articles at Minter Ellison) in 1989, and joined the Bar in 1991. She took Silk in 2012. 

Carolyn has been a barrister for over 26 years, commencing at the Bar with a broad commercial practice in property law, building cases (when a science degree comes in handy), insolvency and insurance, but for most of that time specialising in equity, trusts and deceased estate cases of all types. She also works in the Administration and guardianship jurisdiction, including looking at the roles and powers of Attorneys under power.

Carolyn is the Victorian Bar's representative on the VCAT Guardianship List users committee.  In addition, Carolyn is a Member of the Society for Trust and Estate Practitioners, with an Advanced Certificate in Trust Disputes. She has completed a qualification in International Arbitration with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. She is an Accredited Mediator.


This webinar is suitable for lawyers throughout Australia who advise in estate planning matters. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.


Registered live webinar delegates will receive a CPD certificate for attendance at this webinar.  Lawyers can claim up to 1 CPD unit/point – substantive law.  This webinar has been designed to run for 1 hour, however, webinar lengths can vary depending on the level of questions and discussion.

If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Webinar Coordinator, Lisa Tran on (03) 8601 7709 or email: [email protected]

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Product Code: RBAJAN22
 Price:   $269.50 (Inclusive of GST)
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