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Stacey Pilcher

Paralegal | Private Client

Stacey joined Brachers in 1996. She is a member of the Probate team assisting clients with the administration of estates.

Stacey Pilcher


Stacey joined Brachers in 1996. She began working in the Private Client team in 2000 and qualified as a paralegal in October 2015. She is a member of the Probate team assisting clients with the administration of estates.  Stacey is currently studying towards a CLT Specialist Paralegal Qualification in Wills, Probate & Estate Administration.

Stacey undertakes a variety of private client work and deals with clients in a sympathetic and understanding way. Clients often seek advice from her in difficult circumstances and because of this she employs a sensitive approach to her work. Stacey is able to explain things in the best possible way to help clients with their understanding of the probate administration process.

Stacey specialises in:

  • Grants of Probate and letters of administration
  • Estate administration
  • Rules of intestacy
  • Inheritance tax returns
  • Estate accounts.

Qualifications and Memberships

  • Associate Member of the Institute of Paralegals (2019)
  • CILEx level 2 certificate in Legal Studies (2015)
  • CLT level 6 specialist qualification in Wills, Probate and Administration (2019)
  • Dementia Friend (2019)
  • Member of Kent Law Society (2020)
  • Tier 2 member of the Professional Paralegal Register

Recent Cases

Stacey's recent cases include:

  • Assisting in an estate where the executors have appointed an attorney to act in their capacity as executor.
  • Administering an estate where the assets pass into a life interest trust for the deceased’s spouse.
  • Assisting in an estate where an original will was missing and drafting an affidavit to prove a photocopy of the will.
  • Assisting in obtaining a grant of probate in an insolvent estate where there were no assets.
  • Assisting in an estate under the rules of intestacy where the deceased died without leaving a will involving the estate passing to twenty five beneficiaries some of whom are unknown and are living overseas.
  • Assisting in an estate where the deceased’s will was inadvertently destroyed after the testator’s death.

Awarded to Stacey