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6-7 February 2020
Hilton Helsinki Strand,
Helsinki

Trusts in Litigation

KNect365 and ConTrA welcome you back to our third Trusts in Litigation conference

Join us for 2020

When & Where?

6th & 7th February 2020

Hilton Helsinki Strand, Helsinki, Finland 

Our Dynamic Chairpeople are back!

James Price and Rachael Reynolds will be back to steer us through day 1 whilst Simon Goldring and Richard Manyon will again take the reins on day 2.

Past Unique & Exciting Social Activities

From the Blue Lagoon to Plate Smashing and Greek Dancing, this event promises to entertain you from start to finish.

Stay tuned to see what 2020 has on offer.

The Concept

The aim of the conference was to create an affordable event which offers a new speaker line up, supporting both the new generation of partners and QCs, as well as having the usual mix of senior partners and advisers. Very few, if any, conferences engage the junior partners and Associates and we believe it is essential to both support and develop this demographic as they both have a huge say in the way litigation is progressed as well as ensuring good relationships are maintained and created early on in an individual’s personal career journey. 

Hopefully after attending Iceland - you will agree with us that this mix worked very effectively.

The conference will cover Trust litigation as well as taking a wider view of where trusts interact with other areas, such as civil fraud, insolvency, real estate and matrimonial work. This will allow attendees to mix with both trust litigators and a range of different other specialists.

The conference format was not only informative and interactive but fun, partly because of the mix of varying levels of solicitors and counsel who attended

Trusts in Litigation Conference 2020

The Concept

ConTrA (the network for Contentious Trusts Association) teamed up with Knect365 to deliver a new, fresh look at the world of trusts in litigation. 

This conference proudly supported the future leading lights in Trust Litigation with a new and exciting speaker line up focusing on the next generation of Partners and new and future QCs. Whilst maintaining a mix of senior speakers and delegates, the rising stars of the industry are being given a platform to speak and an opportunity to network in the plentiful social activities on offer. 

Our 2020 Conference aims to build on this concept and maintain a high degree of interaction between the varying levels of advisors present.


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What we will cover in 2020

Trusts are prevalent in many areas of law and issues relating to them can arise in numerous scenarios. This conference discussed contentious trusts proceedings as well as the interaction of trusts with other areas including:

  • Civil Fraud
  • Matrimonial
  • Insolvency
  •  Real Estate

We will pair trust practitioners with experts in these fields for unique and enlightening discussions. 

The 2020 conference will continue to bring advisors from different industry areas together to debate the areas in which they cross with trust practitioners.

Unique Social Activities

Dinner co-hosted by Radcliffe Chambers

At a unique floating restaurant – Meripaviljonki, floating on the waves of Säästöpankinranta, the restaurant offers panoramic sea views and the best seasonal delicacies.

Snow Fun (Included in the delegate package) – co-sponsored by Wilberforce

Visit the Finnish wilderness and the Nuuksio (Noux) National Park just an approx. 40 minutes’ drive from Helsinki. Many activities and adventures will be arranged e.g. ice stock games, cross country skiing and snow shoes, ice fishing and much more.

Huskies Optional Extra
Enjoy a once in a lifetime experience and meet the friendly huskies, learn about arctic dogs and raise your adrenaline in a fast sled dog ride. A small extra cost is payable per delegate – this is at a highly subsidised rate and is an optional extra.

Find out how to sponsor this event in 2020

Who Attended in 2019?

Irwin Mitchell

Mishcon de Reya

Farrer & Co

Boodle Hatfield

Baker & McKenzie

Mourant Ozannes

5 Stone Buildings

Anthony Gold Solicitors

Macfarlanes

Bircham Dyson Bell

Payne Hicks Beach

Collas Crill

Maitland Chambers

Howard Kennedy

Paget-Brown Chambers

Barlow Robbins

XXIV Old Buildings

Charles Russell Speechlys

Wedlake Bell

Dickinson Gleeson

Kinglsey Napley 

Ogier

Babbe

Wilberforce Chambers

Harcus Sinclair

Berwin Leighton Paisner

Summit Trust

Why should I attend?


Why Should I attend?

Trusts in Litigation


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