Wills & Estates Conference: Equity claims in rural estates

Family provision and equity claims in rural estates

This session will provide an overview of principles in relation to claims against rural estates, including an outline of the most important recent decisions, and give practical tips and tricks to employ when making and defending a claim against a rural estate.

Simon Chapple, Barrister, 13th Floor St James Hall, Sydney

Simon has been a barrister since 2010. He has experience in wills and probate, succession, property, and general commercial law. He has appeared in the Supreme Courts of New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory, and Northern Territory as well as the Federal Court of Australia. He has been listed as a Preeminent Junior Counsel in New South Wales and Australia by Doyles Guide in its Wills and Estates Litigation Leading Lawyers list since 2016. Simon graduated from the University of New South Wales with a BA (Hons), LLB and PhD. He has taught at the University of New South Wales, University of Sydney, and Western Sydney University. He is the author of Sale of Land in NSW (Thomson Reuters, 2018) (with Patricia Lane and Derwent Coshott) and Equity and Trusts (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011) (with Jason Harris, John Juriansz, and Lucy Robinson).


  • This is an on-demand webinar you can watch at anytime - a link and password will be sent to you when you register. 
  • Members will earn 1 CPD point in core area 4
  • This event was recorded at the 8th Annual ACT Wills & Estates Conference, held on Friday 25 February 2022 
  • This recording will expire on 31 December 2022.
  • Online tickets: $44 


Webinar ticket $44.00(GST incl.) Register



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