Probate administration


We are experienced in the administration of estates for individuals dying domiciled both within and outside the UK.

We have particular experience in dealing with:

  • estates with multi-jurisdictional issues;
  • estates involving Heritage assets, applications for conditional exemption and making offers in lieu;
  • estates containing businesses and farming partnerships raising agricultural and business property relief issues; and
  • the administration of estates of Lloyds underwriters.


  • "Providing an 'absolutely superb' service, Macfarlanes LLP is 'an outstanding firm with a high level of integrity'."

    The Legal 500 UK 2013

  • Winner of London Legal Team of the Year.

    STEP Private Client Awards 2013

  • "Excellence across the full spectrum of private client work. Sources say: 'The team has great technical knowledge, great judgement and enormous experience. They cut through the complications to get to the right solution for the client'."

    Chambers UK 2014

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