We are members of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. Administering an estate means ascertaining the assets and liabilities of a deceased person, confirming the authority of the executor or administrator to deal with them, settling the tax position and distributing the assets in accordance with the deceased’s wishes or the intestacy rules, whichever is applicable. We also advise on whether a variation of the estate is advisable or possible in the circumstances. Every estate is different, and we have a wealth of experience in guiding executors through the administration process, including the administration of estates with foreign elements.
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