Estate Administration Team hourly charging rates

We’ll explain our charging structure to you very clearly from the outset, together with details of all the likely additional expenses that may be incurred during the process of administering the estate.

Whether you prefer a fixed fee, or an estimate based on hourly charges, or a combination of the two, we’ll set out clearly in writing the detailed scope of work included in that pricing.

Hourly charging rates, including VAT are in the following ranges:


Trainees, Paralegals and Support Staff                             £120 to £150

Graduate Legal Executives                                                  £150 to £190

Associate Solicitors and Chartered Legal Executives      £180 to £240

Senior Associates                                                                  £240 to £300

Partners and Consultants                                                    £250 to £350


We will always ensure that we do the work for you in the most efficient, expedient and cost effective way. Different aspect of the work will be undertaken by various members of the team, according to relevant levels of expertise, always under the oversight of the Senior Associate or Partner who is responsible for your matter.


If you’ve any queries about any aspect of the charging structure please call us on 01284 767766 and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you have. There’s no obligation. Or email Nicola Clayton on Nicola is a Senior Associate solicitor and she’ll always be happy to help.


Click here to return to main Probate section.