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Introduction to powers of attorney - On-demand

Course ID ID21006_WEP1

  • Online
  • 1
  • Foundation

This on-demand material was recorded in March 2020. You can purchase and access this content at any time.

Gain an introductory overview of powers of attorney in this one hour on-demand recording with Adeline Schiralli, Consulting Principal, Keypoint Law and Accredited Specialist in Wills and Estates.

At the end of this course, you will:

  • Receive an overview of the legislative framework, capacity to grant an EPOA or a AEG
  • Understand the test for capacity
  • Learn tips to draft an enduring power of attorney
  • Learn tips to drafting appointments of enduring guardian
  • Understand how these powers interact with other estate planning documents
  • Case study examples

Please consult the CPD rules for your state to ascertain how many CPD points you can claim for private study of audio/visual material during the CPD year.

Due to new reporting requirements introduced by the Legal Practice Board of Western Australia on 1 April 2021, practitioners holding WA practising certificates are not currently eligible to claim CPD points for this product.


Full Price $99.00

Alumni/Member Price $89.10


End date:

30 June 2022

Presenter biography

 Adeline Schiralli Consulting Principal, Keypoint Law

Adeline is an accomplished estate planning and elder law solicitor with extensive experience developing comprehensive and practical estate plans that suit the individual circumstances of her clients.

Prior to joining Keypoint Law as a Consulting Principal in 2018, Adeline was a Senior Associate in the Wills and Estates team of a large prominent suburban firm. Adeline holds a Masters of Law (Applied Law) through the College of Law in which she majored in Wills & Estates and was listed in the Doyles Guide 2017 as a “Rising Star” in the area of Wills, Estates and Succession Planning.

Adeline is a current member of the NSW Law Society’s Elder Law, Capacity and Succession Committee, is a current committee member of the St George-Sutherland Regional Law Society Committee and is the Chair of the St George-Sutherland Regional Law Society’s Elder Law, Capacity and Succession Law Subcommittee.


Claiming CPD units

If you intend to claim CPD units for this educational activity, please note that CPD activities are not accredited by the Law Society of NSW or any other equivalent local authority, with the exception of Western Australia. If you hold a practising certificate in a state or territory other than Western Australia and this educational activity extends your knowledge and skills in areas that are relevant to your practice needs or professional development, then you should claim one (1) "unit” for each hour of attendance, refreshment breaks not included. The annual requirement is ten (10) CPD units each year from 1 April to 31 March. Some practitioners, such as accredited specialists are required to complete more than ten (10) units each CPD year.

If you hold a Western Australian practising certificate, please refer to the course description above as to whether you are eligible to earn CPD points for this activity.


Mandatories covered

This program covers the mandatory requirement of Substantive Law