This MWKA Online Talk was delivered on 2 December 2022 by Mr Gan Chong Chieh and Ms Rachel Ng and moderated by Ms Thineshvary A/P Maniselvam. Please visit to register for upcoming talks.


A living trust, sometimes called an inter vivos trust, involves the execution of a revocable or irrevocable trust deed. A testamentary trust arises from the terms of a deceased’s will. Which is better to protect your assets and your loved ones? Finding the right arrangements in your succession planning to suit your circumstances and needs is important.

Join us for this online talk where our speakers will explain trust deeds, testamentary trusts, the uses, advantages and problems with each.

Talk points:

  • Understanding living trusts, its uses and benefits
  • Revocable and irrevocable trust deeds
  • Understanding testamentary trusts and its limitations
  • Possible disputes and case studies

Speakers: Gan Chong Chieh (Partner) and Rachel Ng (Associate)

Moderator: Thineshvary A/P Maniselvam (Pupil In Chambers)

A copy of the talk slides in PDF format is available for download here.

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