Private Client

We work closely with our clients to fully understand the aspirations and objectives of each unique situation. Our aim is to assist in effectively managing and safeguarding our clients’ assets and wealth, while minimising tax.

Our goal is to provide smart and innovative solutions, with empathy and clarity to deliver long-term bespoke solutions providing for you and your loved ones.

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We will seek to provide you with the best advice and solutions in a relaxed setting

Karam, Missick & Traube LLP Solicitors are here to guide you through every step of the legal journey

Our team can assist you in the following key areas:

Wills and succession planning
Lasting, Enduring and General Powers of Attorney – drafting and registering
Probate and Letters of Administration (Contentious and Non-contentious)- domestic and multijurisdictional
Estate Administration and tax planning – domestic and multijurisdictional
Trusts (Contentious and Non-contentious) and charitable organisations

Private Client Services Pricing Overview

Our fees are determined on an hourly rate basis, tailored to the specifics of each case, unless a fixed fee is agreed prior to engagement. Before commencing any work, we transparently discuss our rates with you.

Disbursements, such as court fees, probate fees and other related expenses, are billed separately. Please note that our hourly rates are exclusive of VAT. 

Our fees, as well as the majority of disbursement costs, are subject to Value Added Tax (VAT) at the current rate of 20%. 


  • Drafting a will ranges from £750 to £1,000 plus VAT for straightforward cases, billed hourly otherwise.

Enduring Power of Attorney

  • Registration fee after loss of capacity is £1,000 plus VAT, including solicitor’s fee and court fees.

Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA):

  • Single and Property and Affairs LPA: £1,000 plus disbursement fee of £82.
  • Pair of similar LPAs: £1,500 excluding VAT plus disbursement fee of £164.

Probate – Grant Only Service:

  • Simplified estate (IHT205): £2,500 plus VAT
  • Full estate (IHT400): £3,500 plus VAT


Full Estate Administration Service:

  • Starts from £3,000 to £5,000 plus VAT for straightforward estates, exceeding £25,000 plus VAT for complex cases.

Disbursements include Probate Application Fee, Bankruptcy Searches, and Statutory Notices.

Additional charges for shareholdings and extra copies of the grant.

  • Expenses related to property sale or transfer not included.

Trusts: Lifetime discretionary or life interest trust setup costs around £2,000 plus VAT.

Private Client