june, 2022

15jun10:00 am12:00 pmCommon problems for private clients – CPD event

Event Details

Estatesearch is pleased to support the Hertfordshire Law Society at this CPD session on 15th June.

Join the Hertfordshire Law Society as they look at people tracing and unclaimed assets in connection with the administration of estates and recent developments and updates in trust legislation.

Start Date: Wednesday 15 June 2022

Time: 10:00am-12:00

Location: This event is being run as a hybrid event. If you wish to attend then you can do so in-person at the Hertfordshire Law School, University of Hertfordshire, De Havilland Campus, Hatfield AL10 9EU. Alternatively, you can attend ‘virtually’ via Microsoft Teams.

Click here to book your place.

Focusing on Common Problems for Private Clients the session will feature the following speakers:

Emma Baddaley, Client Relationship Director, Estatesearch

“The Missing Billions – Unclaimed Assets in the UK”

Emma will cover an assessment and investigation into the unclaimed asset minefield in the UK and focuses on:

  • Estimation of the value of unclaimed assets (banks, NS&I, and pension fund figures)
  • The How and Why the asset pot accumulates, what is held where, how it grows, and why it remains unclaimed
  • Barclays – a case study in a missing asset
  • The Dormant Asset Scheme Act timeframe and how it will affect probate professionals
  • Obligations of an Executor and implications for Beneficiaries and probate practitioners in administering the Estate
  • Best practice and due diligence in locating assets and administering estates

Louise Levene, International Services Manager, Finders International

“People tracing and family tree verification – common questions, services and case studies”

Nerys Thomas, Senior Associate Solicitor, Michelmores

“The Trust Registration Service – the new legislation and its implications”

Nerys will explore the new reporting requirements under the 5th Money Laundering Directive that has now come into force, requiring the majority of UK resident trusts to be registered by the trustees on the HMRC Trust Registration Service before 1 September 2022 and will share practical tips as to how best to navigate the new requirements.


HLS Members Free of Charge

Non-Members – £10 (An invoice will be sent separately)

Click here to book your place.



(Wednesday) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm



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