We charge an hourly rate for most of our legal work. This will be agreed directly with you.
For our private landlord clients we undertake the following work on a fixed fee basis:
We can help you through this difficult process by obtaining the Grant of Probate on your behalf. We will also undertake the collecting and distributing of assets. Probate work is carried out by Martin Lee, a solicitor with over 30 years’ experience.
How much does this service cost?
We anticipate this will take between 10 and 15 hours. Based on our hourly rate of £220 this means our fees would be between £2,640 (inc. VAT) and £3,960 (inc. VAT) plus disbursements*.
The exact cost will depend on the individual circumstances of the matter. For example, if there is one beneficiary and no property, costs will be at the lower end of the range. If there are multiple beneficiaries, a property and multiple bank accounts, costs will be at the higher end.
We will handle the full process for you. This quote is for estates where:
*The Disbursements can include:
Potential additional costs
What do we do for you?
How long will this take?
On average, estates that fall within this range are dealt with within 6 months. Typically, obtaining the grant of probate takes around 3 to 4 months. Collecting assets then follows, which can take around 4 weeks. Once this has been done, we can distribute the assets, which normally takes around 2 to 4 weeks.