Our fees for dealing with the administration of an estate where the assets are in the UK and where matters are not contested are based on hourly rates. The hourly rates of the team who may deal with your matter range from £187 to £650 plus VAT (£224.40 to £780 with VAT).
We anticipate that our fees for dealing with the whole matter will be in the following ranges, if we are instructed to deal with the whole of the administration:
A low complexity case will cost between £3,000 to £7,000 plus VAT (£3,600 to £8,400 with VAT).
A medium complexity case will cost between £7,000 to £20,000 plus VAT (£8,400 to £24,000 with VAT).
A high complexity case will cost between £20,000 to £100,000+ plus VAT (£24,000 to £120,000+ with VAT).
Factors that could make the matter more complex include:
There will be additional expenses that we incur on your behalf. The precise types and costs of these expenses will depend on the types of asset within the estate and their value, but in a typical estate we would expect the following:
The type of work that will be undertaken during an estates administration is listed below:
Steps 1. to 6. – average of eight – 10 weeks.
Step 7. & subsequent steps, is dependant on a number of factors although we can estimate on average it will take between 10 – 60 weeks to finalise the estate.
Find out more about the individuals who may be working on your case via the links below. Their profiles will include information as to their experience and qualifications.
Angharad Hird, solicitor
Aimee Johnson, solicitor
Charles Almond, consultant
Chloe Michie, legal assistant
Clare Boote, legal secretary
Dani Sharma, legal support assistant
David Pugh, partner
Edward Rees, partner and head of department
Emma Deering, associate legal executive
Georgina Hughes, associate solicitor
Helen Jones, legal secretary
Hollie Daniels, legal support assistant
Jan Hope, legal secretary
Julie Langford, legal assistant
Karl Beckett, partner
Kate Lawson, associate solicitor
Kelly Hughes, legal support assistant
Kelly Reynolds, trainee solicitor
Kevin Thomas, partner
Liane Helies, legal support assistant
Louise Browne, legal assistant
Mai Lewis, solicitor
Nicola Smith, legal assistant
Sioned Williams, solicitor
Sophie Burgoyne, solicitor
Val Howard, legal secretary
Vanessa Ford, legal assistant