Negligent Will Drafting

1 Day
5 Hours CPD


Brand new course for 2020!

Making a will is fairly straightforward, making a valid one takes a little more time.

This course aims to demonstrate how to draft a negligent will. In drafting such a will practitioners will develop their skills in identifying problems and pitfalls in drafting practice.

The course updates practitioners with current developments and recent case law in drafting, together with advanced skills in will preparation and advising clients. To assist in learning practical worked examples will be used throughout the course.

The course will cover,

  • Valid Will drafting update
  • Duty of Care in drafting
  • Testamentary capacity update
  • Negligent Will drafting
  • End of life issues
  • Funeral planning problems
  • Tax – IHT and CGT
  • Advising on Probate and Intestacy
  • Professional ethics
  • Developing an emergency will kit
  • Practical worked examples of wills and problems

The course is intended for practitioners who already draft wills and are keen to improve both their drafting skills and to extend their practice.

2021 Dates to be confirmed as College is still closed due to Covid


The primary aims of the College are to secure proper public recognition of the professional status of the Will Writing practitioners and to raise and maintain the standards of knowledge, understanding and competence within the profession. The College regards these aims as mutually inclusive and recognises the diversity of entrants into the profession, the wide range of vocational needs, and the nature and degree of support that is obtained from the organisation of which one is associated.

Contact Us


Tel: 01522 687888 (Option 1)

College of Will Writing,
Chancery House
Whisby Way