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Knowledge Series: Wills and Succession in the UAE

About the event

An exclusive seminar on the topic of “Wills and Succession in the UAE”, which is organised in collaboration with DIFC.

 

The event covered the following topics:

  • What are the different types of Wills?
  • What are the benefits of preparing a Will and what does it cover?
  • As an expat why do I need a Will? And what are the implications of NOT having a Will?
  • What due diligence should be undertaken before I engage a lawyer to prepare a Will?
  • The application of Sharia Law
  • And more

 

Who attended:

  1. Non-Muslim DMCC members who hold assets or have children in Dubai and/or Ras Al Khaimah, and who are interested in planning their inheritance. 
  2. All individuals advising on inheritance and succession matters.

Event details

Where

Almas Conference Centre

When

9:00am - 11:00am, 07 May 2018

Registration starts at 8:30am

Additional Information

Agenda

0900 - 0905

Welcome Remarks
Yasmine Effat, DMCC Knowledge Manager

0905 - 0935

Overview of Wills and Succession in the UAE
Sean Hird, Director, DIFC Wills Service Centre

0935 - 1005

Wills, Guardianship and Custody
Naila Sarwar, Solicitor, TWS Legal Consultants

1005 - 1030

Q&A

1030 - 1100

Networking

Speakers

Sean Hird, Director, DIFC Wills Service Centre

Naila Sarwar, Solicitor, TWS Legal Consultants  

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