Types of Clauses and Gifts in a Will and The Reasons Why

Types of Clauses and Gifts in a Will and The Reasons Why

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Course Overview

During this bite-size session, lecturer Safda Mahmood will examine the key types of gifts that are commonly found in a will, namely specific and general legacies, and the reasons for this.

Viewers will receive guidance on the factors to consider when appointing trustees and executors and the pitfalls to be aware of. The effect of S.33 Wills Act 1837 and administrative and revocation clauses will also be considered.  

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the reference notes and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge.

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Be familiar with the types of clauses and gifts that can be found in a will including demonstrative legacies, pecuniary legacies and residuary gifts will also be considered.
  • • Have a greater understanding of, and feel confident when advising clients regarding this area of private client practice

What is the target audience?

  • Private client practitioners


About Instructor - Safda Mahmood

Safda is a senior solicitor, with a public authority, having had practiced in both Private Practice and Local Government. Safda is on the Law Society Children Panel and specialises in Children Law and Adoption. He delivers training across the country and writes regularly for various journals including Family Law Journal, Legal Executives Journal and Law Society Bulletin.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar


  • Notes
    1 Page
  • Evaluation
    1 Page