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Seminar 3 IntroductionInformation
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SRA Competency B


This introductory level course will look at some of the key practical and technical differences in the administrations of UK and overseas estates, highlighting the main cross-border ‘traps’ and providing advice on how to avoid them.

What You Will Learn

This course will cover the following:

  • The risks of dealing with estates with an overseas element
  • How to identify which law applies to the administration
  • The distinction between movable and immovable assets and a basic understanding of renvoi
  • How to correctly apply private international law rules to ensure that distributions are made to the correct beneficiaries
  • The identification of cross-border tax and succession traps
  • The formal and essential validity of wills
  • The role of executors overseas
  • The difference between an overseas lawyer, notary and attorney
  • The difference in the level of regulation between UK lawyers and overseas lawyers
  • Domicile
  • Applications in common law, civil law and Sharia law jurisdictions
  • Illustrative case studies

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