• Our specialist Wills and probate lawyers will work with you to achieve the best outcome for you, whether that is Will writing, settling probate disputed or helping administer the estate of a family member or friend. Start your Will online today through our no obligation online tool and should you want to complete the process with us, our experienced lawyers will follow up your enquiry with tailored advice on your personal situation.

    Our Wills and probate experts are also highly skilled in advising and representing individuals in all manner of family issues arising from Will, probate, trust and inheritance disputes.

    Recognition of our expertise

    Our Private Client team is ranked consistently in the top guides to law firms, achieving the top tier in the ‘Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate’ category in The Legal 500 and Band 2 in the area of private wealth law in Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide.

    Brachers’ Head of Private Client, Christopher Eriksson-Lee, is ranked as the only top tier lawyer for private wealth law in Kent in the Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide.

    Alexandra Gordon is ranked as a ‘next generation partner’ in The Legal 500.

    Our team and its members are regularly recognised in numerous prestigious industry awards, including:

    • Winning ‘Private Client Team of the Year’ at the British Wills and Probate Awards 2020.
    • Winning ‘Best Probate Law Firm – London and the South East’ at the UK Probate Research Awards 2021.
    • Shortlisted for ‘Best Probate Law Firm – London and the South East’ at the UK Probate Research Awards 2022.
    • Alexandra Gordon was shortlisted for ‘Trusted Advisor of the Year’ in the STEP Private Client Awards 2021.
    • Sophie Wallace was shortlisted for ‘Young Probate Research Professional’ in the UK Probate Research Awards 2021 and 2022.
    • Michael Cressey was shortlisted for ‘Paralegal of the Year – South’ in the National Paralegal Awards 2020.
    • Michael Cressey was shortlisted in the National Paralegal Awards 2021 for ‘Paralegal of the Year’ and won ‘Best Will Writing Paralegal’.
    • Mary Rimmer won the ‘Contribution to the Community Award’ at the Kent Law Society Awards 2022.

    Find out more about our awards, accreditations and partnerships that make us stand out from the rest.

    How we can help

    Our services include:


    Take a look at our Wills and Estate Planning Charging Structure.

    To understand how our Probate costs are calculated view our ‘Probate & Estate Administration Pricing overview’.

Start your will online

Start your Will or estate planning journey using our online tool. Complete the form today and arrange a meeting to receive tailored professional advice on your next steps, the documents you need to complete the process and advice on the issues you need to consider.

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Start the probate process online

Start your probate matter today using our online tool. Complete the form today and find out the key steps in the probate process, likely timelines, your role and obligations and how we can help.

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  • Brachers know their subject, are very competent and, above all, very diplomatic. These attributes have been so important during the present lock down when the ‘working from home’ handicap could have spoiled progress – but it didn’t.

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  • A firm with longevity, trust and a personal touch.

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  • Brachers are very community-minded and are always approachable and easy to communicate with.

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  • I would very much like to thank you personally and the rest of your team at Brachers [including Paula Savage and her team] for the way in which you have helped me through this difficult time in a very considerate, helpful and of course professional manner. It does make a big difference when dealing with such a very personal situation to have a compassionate team behind you, that you can trust implicitly.

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  • A legal practice that’s truly on top of its game

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  • They have an excellent ability in dealing with all complex matters

    Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide 2022
  • They quickly grasp complex and technical matters with professionalism and efficiency

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