Lewin Conference 2023

June 8, 2023, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join us for New Square Chambers’ annual Lewin Conference, to be held on Thursday 8 June 2023 at The Law Society in London, presented by Lynton Tucker and Nicholas Le Poidevin KC, editors of Lewin on Trusts, and guest speaker Robert MacRae KCDeputy Bailiff of Jersey.

One of our three flagship annual conferences, the Lewin Conference celebrates Lewin, New Square Chambers’ seminal work, now in its 20th edition. It is considered the leading publication on trusts by the UK’s most distinguished practitioners and academics.

Registration is from 1:30pm, with the conference starting promptly at 2:00pm. Refreshments will be available throughout and there will be plenty of time for networking, with drinks and canapés from 5:15pm onwards. The event will close at 7:30pm.

We hope that you will be able to join us at the event. It will also be a fantastic opportunity to reconnect in person.

Please see the full programme below and follow the link above to secure your place.

Booking information – cost per delegate: £115 +VAT.
Group discounts are available for purchases of 3 or more tickets

A recording of the conference will be available to purchase (price tba) post conference.

For those attending in person, please join us for post conference drinks and refreshments which are available from 5:15pm – 7:30pm.

Date: Thursday 8 June 2023

Time: Registration from 1:30pm, conference starts 2pm-5:15pm, followed by post conference drinks

Venue: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL

Practice Area: Trusts, Wills & Estates

Further info

Our Speakers


Event Programme

1:30pm – Registration

2:00pm – Welcome & introduction: Lynton Tucker, chair;

2:05pm – Mistake and inadequate consideration in Jersey: (Guest speaker) Robert MacRae KC, Deputy Bailiff of Jersey;

Re-writing the past?
What about the taxman?

2:30pm -​ Changing the terms of trusts: Nicholas Le Poidevin KC;

Amendment after Wong – what can you do now with powers of amendment?
Where to go for a variation – change-friendly jurisdictions
Using other powers – advancement, appointment and transfer

3:00 PM – A round-up of recent decisions, onshore and offshore: Lynton Tucker;
– including:

Equity Trust in the PC
Role of appointor on changing trustees
Third party disclosure orders against trustees
The latest on protector consents

3:30pm Break;

4:00pm – Interactive session on a topical controversy

5:00pm – Post-conference drinks reception.


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