Probate Guidance Fees
Each matter is unique
Each transaction is unique, and this is a guideline only. The exact cost will depend on the individual circumstances of the matter and when we know the size and likely complexity of the estate and the amount of work involved, we shall then be able to inform you of the likely cost and also time involved.
Each matter is dealt with by an individual Fee Earner so that you will know who to contact when any queries arise. Our approximate charges are set out below:
|Malcolm Turner – Solicitor (Head of Private Client)
||£265.00 + VAT per hour
|Alannah Macdonald – Solicitor
||£210.00 + VAT per hour
|Joanna Ensor – Solicitor and STEP Associate
||£240.00 + VAT per hour
|Amount of Charge
||Of the Gross Estate
|Charged in units of 1/10th of an hour
||Routine Letters and Routine Telephone Calls (made and received)
|Charged in units of 1/20th of an hour
||Considering Routine Letters received
|Fee Earners’ Hourly Rate + VAT
||Other Letters and Telephone Calls
|£30.00 + VAT
All disbursements will need to be paid in addition to the fees charged. These costs are related to your matter which are payable to third parties such as Probate Court fees. We handle the payment of disbursements on your behalf to ensure a smoother process.
On average the administration of a simple estates is normally dealt with within six months, but this could vary depending on complexity.
However, we do recommend that you telephone us on 020 8866 6464 to discuss your matter further as the above schedule on costs and time should be used as a guide only.