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 £150 to £500 plus VAT (£180 to £600 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 £2,500 to £6,000 plus VAT (£3,000 to £7,200 with VAT).
A medium complexity case will cost between £6,000 to £15,000 plus VAT (£7,200 to £18,000 with VAT).
A high complexity case will cost between £15,000 to £100,000+ plus VAT (£18,000 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.
Charles Almond, partner
Henrietta Atkins, secretary
Dave Blayney, senior legal assistant
Clare Boote, secretary
Gosia Bronisz-Handley, solicitor
Hollie Daniels, legal assistant
Rita Ella, solicitor
Julie Evans, secretary
Vanessa Ford, legal assistant
Elizabeth Hawley, solicitor
Jan Hope, secretary
Val Howard, secretary
Bridget Hughes, chartered legal executive
Lisa Jones, solicitor
Helen Jones, secretary
Deena Jones, secretary
Julie Langford, legal assistant
Sally Lawrence Smith, solicitor
Kate Lawson, associate solicitor
Tristan Lewis, solicitor
Teresa Merriman, secretary
Rebecca Palmer, solicitor
David Pugh, associate solicitor
Edward Rees, partner
Giles Scott, partner and head of department
Michelle Simmonds, legal assistant
Julia Thomas, legal assistant
Kevin Thomas, partner
Tracey Norcup, secretary
Dewi Jones, solicitor
Jordan Sadler, trainee solicitor