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• 2021 STEP Conference: The future of Trust Law in NZ

Due to the uncertainty surrounding the current Covid-19 level restrictions, the STEP NZ Conference for 2021 is no longer able to take place at the Northern Club. In light of this, the STEP Committee is pleased to announce that we will be taking the conference online via livestream. The date, program and speakers will remain the same.

Please note: If you have registered before 1 September 2021, Megan will contact you to update your registration. If you have any concerns please contact Megan directly on +64211895546 or via email: 

2021 CONFERENCE TOPIC: The Future of Trust Law in New Zealand
DATE: Wednesday, 29th September 2021, 9:00am to 5:30pm
VENUE: Delivered online via livestream

About STEP

STEP is the global professional association for practitioners who specialise in family inheritance and succession planning. We work to improve public understanding of the issues families face in this area and promote education and high professional standards among our members.

STEP members help families plan for their futures, from drafting a Will to advising on issues concerning international families, protection of the vulnerable, family businesses and philanthropic giving. Full STEP members, known as TEPs, are internationally recognised as experts in their field, with proven qualifications and experience.


STEP members set the bar high by maintaining the skills through workshops, seminars and ongoing professional education.

2021 STEP Conference

THEME: The future of Trust Law in NZ

STEP NZ brings together some of the finest legal minds in the area of Trusts and Estates for this one day event.

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Applications are now open for these STEP Advanced Certificates which also count towards STEP Diploma in Trusts and Estates:

1: The Creation of Trusts
2: The Administration of Trusts

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