Probate fees

Charges are based on an hourly rate of £220 plus VAT.

Small estates
  • Under 3 beneficiaries
  • Only 1 or 2 assets
  • Plus 1 property
  • Our costs are likely to be in the region of £2,000 to £3,000 plus VAT
Medium estates
  • 3 – 6 beneficiaries
  • Various assets including investments, shareholdings and more than 1 bank account
  • Plus 1 property
  • Our costs are likely to be in the region of £3,000 to £5,000 plus VAT
Large estates
  • More than 6 beneficiaries
  • Multiple bank accounts, mixed investments and shareholdings
  • At least 1 property
  • Our costs are likely to exceed £5,000 plus VAT

The above estimates of costs may vary according to individual circumstances and we will advise you of any increase in costs should your matter be more complex

Preparation of IHT205, Oath and Probate Application Only – £750 plus Vat
Preparation of IHT400, Oath and Probate Application Only – £1,200 – £1,500 plus VAT

Additional costs you may incur payable to third parties (ie: Probate Registry, Office of the Public Guardian fee, Land Registry searches, Identification checks, postal charges) will be advised if relevant to your case.

 

Single Will                                                                                   £220 plus VAT

Joint mirror Wills                                                                       £350 plus VAT

Complex Wills                                          upward of               £450 plus VAT

Deed of Variation on an Estate                                              £450 plus VAT

Preparation Lasting Powers of Attorney single person     £500 plus VAT

Preparation Lasting Powers of Attorney couple                 £750 plus VAT