Our experienced probate lawyers are used to dealing with all aspects of probate and estate administration. We offer transparent pricing for probate and estate administration services, and provide a fast, efficient service from SRA-regulated professionals.
We act for clients in England and Wales from our offices in London and Hertfordshire with telephone and video call appointments so there is no need to visit our offices.
Get started with probate and estate administration by contacting our friendly team by telephone or e-mail:
Open 9.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday.
We can take instructions for wills and probate matters entirely remotely by e-mail, telephone and video call appointments.
Our fees for probate will be calculated according to the value of the estate.
The process of probate takes place after someone dies. If there is a will, the executor named in it is responsible for ensuring that the estate of the deceased is secure, assessing its value and paying any inheritance tax.
The executor has responsibility for estate administration, including gathering and valuing all the assets, paying any outstanding debts and then distributing what is left according to the will.
Before the administration of the estate can take place, executors or administrators need to apply for the right to deal with the deceased person’s possessions and affairs.
Our probate lawyers can act as professional executors and trustees on your behalf in administering the estate.
The authorisation, known as “the grant of representation” or “grant of probate”, is given by the Probate Service.
In order to obtain the grant of probate, there are a number of tasks which will have to be carried out by the executor including obtaining the death certificate, valuing the person’s estate, and calculating liability for inheritance tax.
If you have been named as an executor or someone close to you has died without leaving a will, our probate team will act on your behalf and apply for a grant of probate or letters of administration.
We have more than 90 staff including solicitors, trainee solicitors, a notary public, licensed conveyancers, chartered legal executives, conveyancers, paralegals, legal assistants, a client care team, compliance team, accounts and administration.
Dealing with legal and administration matters after a bereavement can be confusing, upsetting and stressful, which is why our experienced staff will always be flexible, sensitive and understanding when dealing with probate and estate administration clients. We'll take the time to explain carefully what has to be done, how we can help you and the costs involved.
We act for clients in England and Wales from our offices in London and Hertfordshire.
Contact our friendly team by telephone or e-mail:
We are dealing with the Coronavirus situation with our Business Contingency Plan in operation to allow us to continue uninterrupted provision of our services. We are functioning fully with our staff working remotely, and have systems in place to provide our services while making it unnecessary for clients to visit our offices.