STEP CPD Learning: Contentious Estates

Contentious probate and trust cases are on the rise and family structures are ever more complicated.

This course, developed by expert practitioners, gives you the tools you need to deal more effectively with this type of work.

Course details

How do practitioners deal with increasing complex modern family structures? What can go wrong if a will or probate isn’t prepared properly? How can you avoid or mitigate stress for your clients?

Make sure you’re prepared with this interactive e-learning course, designed to support your work on contentious estates with bespoke, specialist content across a broad spectrum of subject areas.

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What will I learn?

• How to deal with contentious estates
• Technical knowledge of the law surrounding contentious estates
• Practical application of the law and procedures involved

Is this course right for me?

This course is suitable for anyone who wants to know more about the subject area. It has been designed for both those starting off their career in this area and more experienced practitioners looking to deepen their knowledge and understanding.

The course is designed predominantly for practitioners in England and Wales but also for international practitioners focused on international issues.

You may find this course particularly useful if you are a:

  • Private client solicitor
  • Trust professional
  • Probate professional
  • Legal adviser and paralegal
  • Accountant or banking professional providing probate services
  • Charity specialist
  • Legacy administration professional
  • Tax adviser
  • Independent financial adviser
  • Executorship administrator

Course format

You’ll learn through bespoke, interactive course material on our online learning platform, written by experts in the field. You will work through practical case studies and explore recent, topical cases in practice.  

There are a series of 'test your knowledge' questions at the end of each module, with an optional end of course multiple-choice assessment.