Today’s Training

Today’s Training, brought to you by the publishers of Today’s Conveyancer, Today’s Wills & Probate and Today’s Family Lawyer provides a range of online training topics for practitioners.

Brought to you by experts on the subject, these short courses are designed to provide practical advice and guidance for your day-to-day roles.

The courses count toward Continuing Competence/ CPD and certificates can be provided for evidence.

All our sessions are recorded and available for 30 days after the live event; so even if you cannot make the live session, make sure to book on to receive the recording for later viewing. If you have any questions about the training, or would like to discuss becoming one of our expert speakers please contact David Opie on 0330 1000 839 or email [email protected].

For further details of our upcoming courses please click on the links below:

As the TRS comes into force for all express trusts, practitioners and staff are being required to register documentation for clients both past and present. The rules are constantly being adapted and altered by HMRC and are not easy to follow – the rules will affect a significant number of trustees who may be unaware of the changes introduced. This means firms have to be aware of their responsibilities both in terms of informing clients and retaining information for trusts managed by the professionals themselves.

This seminar will help you to understand the types of trust which are required to register, the information required and how public this information could become.

Expert speaker Helen Forster of HTF Legal will cover

  • The TRS
  • Information required for different types of trust
  • The deadlines for registration
  • Excepted trusts
  • The public accessibility of trust information
  • Long term management


Brought to you by Today’s Training, part of Today’s Wills and Probate and HTF Legal Limited, this 10 part series will cover the basics of Wills, probate and LPA’s from start to finish looking at procedure and the law.

Through a series of interactive webinars expert speaker Helen Forster explores the fundamentals, highlighting good practice and exploring what can go wrong using practical examples.

The course is ideal for lawyers and practitioners wishing to move into this field, those who require a refresher and for training paralegals and support staff to become more hands-on fee earners.


Brought to you by Today’s Training, part of Today’s Wills and Probate and HTF Legal Limited this 10 week course is designed to provide you with the latest practice and procedures to enable you to make simple and complex applications in the Court of Protection, and in addition run through the need to knows on day to day management so that you can advise your clients of their duties. If you are or intend to act as a professional deputy you will also gain practical advice that will enable you to manage Deputyships correctly.

The course is ideal for paralegals, professionals or solicitors who are coming into contact more and more with the Mental Capacity Act and clients who lack capacity


Brought to you by Today’s Training, part of Today’s Wills and Probate and HTF Legal Limited, this 60 minute course provides an overview of the options for clients when it comes to planning for later life care costs.

Will Writers and Solicitors are often asked what can be done to help protect assets as far as possible. The answer to this question relies upon a sound understanding of the care regime, how it works, and what advice should then be provided to clients, whether an individual or a couple.

Expert speaker Helen Forster will cover

  • The current care regime
  • The new care regime coming into force
  • Lifetime gifts
  • Lifetime Care Planning for clients; wills and trusts
  • Deeds of Variation and care fees planning


Brought to you by Today’s Training, part of Today’s Wills and Probate and IQ Legal Training, the purpose of this online training session from the popular Gill Steel is to update attendees with the latest points from recent Wills & Probate cases.

It will explore:

  • Wills
    • Clerical error
    • Death bed gifts and Wills
    • Interpretation
    • Knowledge & approval
    • Testamentary capacity
  • Probate
    • Costs in contested matters
    • Cross border matters
    • Forgery of Will
    • Removal of executors
    • Interpretation of Norwegian Law
    • Probate accounts
    • IPFD cases