Estate Administration and Grants of Representation
Our specialist team are dedicated to providing clear and transparent pricing for estate administration services and grant of representation. We’ll help you match the best option to your circumstances.
What’s the average cost of a case?
The cost of your case will depend on a number of different factors including the time spent advising on the managing the administration of the estate. The cost of administering an estate will vary depending on the nature and complexity of the estate. Factors that will have an impact may include the number of assets, life policies, investments, properties, the number of beneficiaries, bequests and the need to correspond with third parties.
VAT is charged in addition at 20%.
Our hourly rates range from £110 to £400 plus vat depending on the complexity of your case, the experience of the lawyer and your location. Based on your individual circumstances we’ll advise you on the best option for you.
Each case is unique and we’ll advise in your initial consultation and throughout what level of support is required. We’ve listed below that areas we’ll undertake when appointed on an Estate Administration:
Once appointed to undertake your Grant of Representation we’ll prepare all the paperwork required to obtain the Grant and submit the application. We’ll also prepare and submit the appropriate HMRC Inheritance Tax return.
How long will my case take?
Each case is individual and can differ in the time it takes to settle. Generally, we’d expect estate administrations to take between six months to a year and Grant of representations approximately three months.
Are there any other costs involved?
To ensure the smooth running of your case we handle any additional necessary payments to third parties on your behalf. These payments are called disbursements and will differ on a case by case basis. We’ll consult you about these costs in advance and they’ll be charged back to you at the end of your case.
For details of the team who may work on your case click here.