Probate Fees

We confirm we are licensed by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales to carry out the reserved legal activity of non-contentious probate in England & Wales.

Our fees for probate depends upon the service required and set out below our fee basis:

Completion of IHT205 (2011) to obtain Grant of Probate £750 + vat
Completion of IHT205 (2011) and IHT217 to obtain Grant of Probate £900 + vat
Completion of IHT400 and supplementary forms where no tax due £1,600 + vat
Completion of IHT400 and supplementary forms where tax liability arises From £1,800 - £2,500 + vat

Where we are instructed to assist in the administration of the estate we are happy to provide a quotation for the additional work once we know the extent of work required.

This will be based on an hourly rate of Partner £170, Qualified Assistant £90.

We confirm either Jamie Sunnucks or Joy Bishop, Partners, will oversee all work undertaken.

Additional charges you will have to incur in obtaining the Grant are set by HM Courts & Tribunal service as set out on PA3 http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/probate-fees-from-april-2014-pa3. These fees will be in addition to our fees detailed above.