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Wills, Trusts and Probate

Our specialist lawyers will help you to structure your retirement or deal with the administration of the estate and other aspects.

What can we advise upon?

We provide a comprehensive service for private individuals and those with family companies and partnerships, with a particular specialisation in wills, trusts, and probate.

Our Team

Our team is led by Rafique Patel, a former partner of Harvey Ingram which was the then largest firm in Leicestershire. He is October 1996 qualified and was also the Head of the Regulatory and Trading team at Harvey Ingram. He leads a large and talented Wills, Trusts and Probate Team consisting of Hanane Belaroussi, Hannah Patel, Hashim Waka, and Zunaid Dakri.

Wills

Our Costs for an uncomplicated will with no tax advice

Prices range from £150 plus vat to £450 plus vat – price varies based upon the time having to be spent.

Costs For Probate

Probate (uncontested and relating to UK assets) and this includes, obtaining the grant of probate and assistance with the collection and distribution of assets.

Fixed fees start at £950.00 plus VAT (20%) upto £2,000 plus VAT (20%) upwards and disbursements. Typically for a probate with one asset and disbursements or alternatively on an hourly rate of charge ranging from £150 per hour to £250 per hour plus VAT (20%) and disbursements. Typically, a standard probate with one asset will take approximately 6 -10 hours.

Typical disbursements
  • Court fee: between £200.00 and £300.00 – subject to variation.
  • CHAPS transfer fees: £39.00 plus VAT per transfer.
  • Oath fee: £5.00 plus £2.00 for each exhibit.

What Services are included:

Application for Probate and Submission to HMRC. Key Stages/typical timescales:2-4 months depending upon complexity.

Other Services

Drafting wills as above
Advising on will disputes which is on an hourly rate of charge ranging from £150 per hour to £250 per hour.
Probates – as above
Family arrangements and deeds of variation – price upon application
Enduring Powers of attorney – £1250 to £1750 plus vat and disbursements

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