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About us

Affordable probate support

Our team of expert, friendly lawyershave many years’ experience in administering estates of all sizes – from small, simple estates to large, complex estates of high profile individuals – and we endeavour to provide the highest level of service to all of our clients. We’re here to help you.

You’ll always know what’s happening with your probate administration because there’s one person in our team who is looking after you. We don’t have a call centre, you get a direct line to the person who is looking after your case. And we’ll update you regularly on progress.

We specialise in probate law. That’s all we do. And we only do probate because we genuinely care about what happens to the people who are left behind when someone dies. We know from personal experience how difficult this time is for anyone, and our job is to help you by dealing with all the forms, paperwork and complexities of the probate process.

Directors and Managers

Alan Thompson – Director and Lawyer

An Oxford law graduate, and with experience in leading lawyers' firms, banking and industry, Alan founded Probaters as a specialist, ethical provider of probate services. He is a fully accredited member of lawyersfor the Elderly (SFE).

Katie Budd – Lawyer

City-trained, Katie is an expert lawyer in all aspects of private client practice. She is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

Judith Long - Probate Administrator

Judith has a passion for customer service, an eye for detail and over 4 years’ experience in administration.

Lucy Tammar - Manager

Law graduate and people person. Lucy has over 20 years’ experience in the service industries and is dedicated to supporting the team and helping to deliver a first class service to our clients.

Sarah Trigg - Support Manager

Sarah has many years of experience in administration and secretarial support, including high level roles in some of London’s leading firms.

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  • Responded very quickly to any questions and acted promptly to any requests. I would have no hesitation in recommending you to friends and family.
    Caroline C, Brighton
  • Many thanks for all your help, your service has been a great help to my Uncle at a very stressful time.
    Wendy B, Hertfordshire
  • Gave up to date notifications of progress and clear explanations for each stage of the procedure. A very personalised relationship between Probaters and myself.
    Brian S, Kent
  • Excellent service from beginning to end.
    Susan W, Somerset
  • Thank you for all your help in dealing with the estate of my Father and Step Mother, I couldn’t believe the amount of work you had to do to finalise everything and I’m extremely grateful.
    Susan C, East Sussex
  • I would recommend the service to anybody.
    Douglas P, Hertfordshire
  • I know there was a delay in arranging my Mother’s funeral. Nevertheless, I was amazed (and pleased) that you obtained probate on the same day.
    Joanne H, Essex
  • You dealt with the estate of my father and were always conscientious and efficient, and very good value…
    John Masters, Eastbourne
  • Thank you for all your help and for making things go so smoothly, I will certainly use you in the future.
    Rachel Eustace, Surrey
  • The estate was fairly complex, and you handled everything quickly and effectively. Thank you for all your help.
    Robert Lee, London W1
  • Thank you both so much for all your help and hard work. We are really grateful for your guidance, advice and expertise. You have both helped us enormously, at a time when we could not have appreciated it more.
    Sara K

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