We anticipate this will take between 10 and 25 hours work at £230 per hour plus VAT at 20%. Total costs estimated at £2,300 - £5,750 (+VAT at 20%).
The exact cost will depend on the individual circumstances of the matter. For example, if there is one beneficiary and no property, costs will be at the lower end of the range. If there are multiple beneficiaries, a property and multiple bank accounts, costs will be at the higher end.
We will handle the full process for you. This fees estimate is for estates where:
Disbursements included in this fee (where applicable VAT is included at 20%):
Disbursements are costs related to your matter that are payable to third parties, such as court fees. We handle the payment of the disbursements on your behalf to ensure a smoother process.
Potential causes of additional time spent on the administration which results in additional cost
On average, estates that fall within this range are dealt with within 6-12 months. Typically, obtaining the grant of probate takes 2-4 months. Collecting assets then follows, which can take between 1-4 months. Once this has been done, we can distribute the assets, which normally takes 1-4 months.
The work undertaken will be charged at the hourly rate of the fee earner conducting the case.
|Fee Earner||Role||Hourly Rate|
|H. P. Burstall||Solicitor, Consultant||£270 + VAT|
|P. Dimbleby||Head of Department, Solicitor||£230 + VAT|
|C. H. Moore||Solicitor, Partner||£230 + VAT|
|A. Wilson||Senior Solicitor||£230 + VAT|
|A, Sugarman||Private Client Executive||£195 + VAT|
|B. Naylor||Solicitor Apprentice||£170 + VAT|
In addition to the fees quoted above VAT will be charged at the applicable rate which is currently 20%.
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