Wills Trusts and Probate solicitors

Whether you have just started planning your estate or you need assistance understanding the probate or administration process following the death of a loved one, our probate solicitors in Essex have the insight and expertise to guide you.

Louise Welch

Head of wills, trusts and probate

Whatever the circumstances, we can offer advice on how to deal with your concerns. The initial probate consultation is free of charge and during this meeting advice will be given on the best course of action open to you and information will be given about any other support that may be available.”

Will writing, creating and managing trusts & probate

Disagreements that involve lawyers have the potential to spiral out of control.

You might be prepared to fight all the way to court on a point of principle, but if your opponent does not have the resources to pay up if you win, you will have exhausted time, energy and money in an essentially fruitless exercise.

The service we provide is greatly strengthened by our close association with a leading set of barristers’ chambers in London.

The access we have to these litigation specialists is unparalleled, enabling us to make the right decisions in your case without the delay encountered by others. In intensely fought disputes, this access often makes a real difference to the outcome of a case.

Our comprehensive service for estate planning

Drafting your will

To make provision for loved ones, to deal efficiently with the tax implications that might be relevant to your personal circumstances or to simply make sure that your wishes are clearly stated.


Guiding you through the probate or administration process.

Lasting Power of Attorney

Drawing up Lasting Powers of Attorney to ensure that someone you trust will be in a position of authority to help you if a number of different circumstances arise. The reasons for drawing up a Lasting Power of Attorney vary and change.

Court of Protection

Dealing with the Court of Protection in those instances where there is no lasting power of attorney and you now need legal authority to deal with the matters of someone who is no longer able to manage for his of herself.

Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975

Making a financial claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 if you have been left out of a will and you believe you have rights to certain property or assets.

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