Administration of Estates

We appreciate that a death is a difficult time for friends and relatives of the deceased, and whether he or she has left a will or not, the family or executor of the estate may want help in sorting out the assets and liaising with beneficiaries.

How can we help?

Wills set out how estates are to be distributed, but in the absence of a Will estates pass under the Law of Intestacy. In the latter case the family may need assistance to understand who inherits from the estate. For example, if there is a spouse or civil partner surviving, not all of it will necessarily pass to them.

Our advice and assistance may involve applying for letters of administration, or a grant of probate, transfers of property, calling in of insurance policies, liquidation of assets, tracing of beneficiaries and tax negotiation with the HM Revenue & Customs. The paperwork can be very daunting and the process extremely time consuming. We are there to help and can assist you throughout all or part of the process and may even be able to identify post death tax planning opportunities to benefit the next generation.

Our services include:

Your key contacts:
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Claire Martin
Partner  Head of Private Client

Tel:02072280017

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Prue Abrahams
Associate Private Client

Tel:02072280017

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Amaya Huntly
Solicitor Wills, Probate, Trusts

Tel:02072280017

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Herman Cheung
Associate Private Client

Tel:02072280017

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Samantha Fennah
Solicitor Private Client

Tel:02072280017

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Sophie Sibley
Paralegal Private Client

Tel:02072280017

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Rajinder Rai
Senior Associate & Accredited Mediator Private Client

Tel:02072280017

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