Probate & Estate Management

Sarah Austin, the principal of Austins is a qualified Trust and Estate Practitioner (STEP), in both onshore and offshore jurisdictions. STEP is a globally recognised organisation that specialises in all private client matters.

Austins is uniquely placed to advise and organise both estates and trusts. Our professional service encompasses all elements of probate, contentious and non contentious, Inheritance Tax mitigation, (lifetime and on death), Capital Gains Tax and Income Tax.

We advise upon and draft deeds of variation, declarations and tax planning. On your behalf we deal with all correspondence with HMRC, district valuers, insurance providers, pension organisations and debtors.

Detailed accounts and reports are provided regularly so as to keep our clients and the beneficiaries fully informed.

Austins will work with you to best implement the will or intestacy. By providing practical advice without excessive legalese or delay, our experience will ensure a smooth and effective process with minimum delay.

We will tailor our probate service to your needs and instructions. We shall keep you informed throughout with regular written updates. Our retainer will cover all aspects of the administration, including Inheritance Tax review, calculation and drafting. Applying for the grant of representation, safe custody of documents and estate funds. Estate accounts and progress reports are provided so you can monitor the progress of all matters.