Trinity Barrister Delivers COVID-19 Contentious Probate Webinar

Trinity Contentious Probate and Chancery barrister, James Kemp examines the implications of the Coronavirus pandemic on Probate.

The webinar is entitled “Probate in a COVID-19 Era” and covers:

  • Execution of Wills
  • Guidance on the use of video conferencing platforms when making a Will
  • Testamentary Capacity
  • Undue Influence
  • Case law - Sharp v Adam and Shapton v Seviour


James is an experienced Chancery practitioner and a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). He also heads Trinity’s Agricultural practice group.

He regularly deals with contentious probate matters including issues relating to the interpretation of wills and deeds of variation, intestacy, challenges to wills, removal and substitution of personal representatives, issues arising out of the administration of estates, claims under the Inheritance Act and applications to the court for directions and orders.

James is recognised in the leading legal directories:
"He has real zeal and knowledge of contentious probate matters" Legal 500 2020
"Highly recommended for traditional Chancery matters" Legal 500 2019

Please note that the content of the webinar is for information only and based on the circumstances at the time of delivery, rather than formal legal advice. Please get in touch with the civil clerking team at Chambers if you have a specific legal query. The team's email address is or ring 0191 232 1927.

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