Who benefits if a person dies intestate

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Course Overview

Delivered by experienced lecturer Safda Mahmood, this bite-size recorded webinar will discuss the statutory order of distribution and will set out the practical benefits of making a will to vary the statutory order.

In addition, this course will explore the issues surrounding particular minor interests and contingency interests.


  • Intestacy
  • The Statutory Trusts
  • Why Make a Will?
  • Surviving Spouse or Registered Civil Partner
  • Personal Chattels
  • Statutory Legacy
  • Rights of Issue
  • Minor Interests

What are the requirements?

  • Watch 20 minute recorded webinar, including reference notes, discussion questions and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge
  • This course provides 0.5 – 1 CPD point (depending on length of time spent considering the discussion questions and completing the evaluation form)

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:

    • Have a greater understanding of the topics detailed above
    • Feel more confident when advising clients regarding this area of private client practice

What is the target audience?

  • 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