The increase in Probate Court fees which would have seen the fee for applications for Probate for some estates rise to £20,000 from £155 has been shelved as a result of the imminent election. The rise had anyway been severely criticised by the parliamentary Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, describing the increase (which many considered…
Tax, trust & probate
Hunters covers a very broad range of tax, trust, estate planning and probate issues for private clients. We are experts in a number of areas from heritage assets to tax and estate planning for both UK-based and non-domiciled clients.
We have long and broad experience of advising in relation to trusts. Our approach is always to consider how useful and appropriate they are to the individual circumstance. When they cease to be useful, we advise on their efficient termination. Our knowledge and experience of trust law is nationally recognised as being of the highest level.
“all-round technical skills and commercial approach makes it a very strong offer” Legal 500 2016
“the service is first class in every way” Legal 500 2015
“high quality personal service,” “extensive expertise” and “the degree of care shown in dealing with complicated matters.” Chamber 2014
“the team at Hunters is valued for its “effective” services; the lawyers are “leaders in the private client arena” Legal 500 2013
Its solicitors are “very personable and on top of their games” Chambers 2013
“gives a sense of assurance and competence” Legal 500 2012