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 Recorded Webinar: Structuring Testamentary Trusts for Maximum Impact

Date: Tuesday 15th February 2022
Duration: 1 Hour

The creation of testamentary trusts is challenging.  Finding the balance between flexibility and protection require careful consideration and drafting. This presentation will cover the issues that arise when drafting testamentary trusts and practical strategies to avoid them.  It covers:

  • Optional testamentary discretionary trusts – advantages and disadvantages including flexibility, protection and taxation advantages
  • Single vs multiple testamentary trusts
  • Cascading testamentary trusts
  • Post-death testamentary trusts
  • Testamentary trusts and property acquired after death
  • Trustees duties and powers – how wide?
  • Rights of beneficiaries – how much is too much?
  • Inter vivos trusts
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Warwick Gilbertson, Partner, Turnbull Hill Lawyers, Newcastle

Warwick is the Partner in charge of Wills & Estates and Family Law at Turnbull Hill Lawyers.

With a career spanning more than 45 years, Warwick has become a sought-after advisor regarding Wills, Powers of Attorney, Guardianship, Trusts, Companies, Superannuation Funds, Business entities and the claims that can be made upon them.

He has extensive experience in contested wills and estate cases in the Equity and Probate Divisions of the Supreme Court. He is an Accredited Specialist in Family Law, a member of the Taxation Institute of Australia and a Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP), a specialist designation given to him by STEP – the worldwide professional association for those advising families across generations. He is one of a handful of TEPs in the wider Hunter Region.

Turnbull Hill has been listed in Doyle’s Guide as Leading Law Firm :Wills and Estate Litigation 2018 to 2021(NSW) and  Leading Law Firm : Wills, Estates and Succession Planning 2021 (NSW)


This webinar is suitable for lawyers and accountants 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.


Accountants can claim 1 CPD/Training hour.  Lawyers can claim 1 CPD unit/point – substantive law.  

WA lawyers – From 1/4/2021, due to changes to your CPD requirements we are unable to verify your completion of recorded webinars to the Legal Practice Board of WA.

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: lisa@tved.net.au

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Product Code: WBSFEB22
 Price:  $269.50 (Inclusive of GST)
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