Richard Frimston, head of Russell-Cooke's Private Client department, is chairing the Law Society's EU update conference on Community Property in the UK on 1 December 2008. This conference brings together experts in the field to enable family lawyers and private client practitioners to understand the effects of proposed changes on both matrimonial and succession law.

Richard is one of the country's leading experts on multijurisdictional estates. He is chairman of the STEP Cross-Border Estates Group, Law Society representative to the European Committee of the Union Internationale du Notariat (UIN) and sits on the Law Society International Issues Committee.