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29 November 2019 | Podcasts | Article by Eleanor Evans TEP

HJ Talks About Charities: Probate fees and delays

Eleanor Evans and Emma Poole discuss the recent probate fees increase and the subsequent delays
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Recent figures estimate that charities have been denied donations worth £185 million due to chaos in the probate system. Emma Poole, Client Relationship Manager, sat down with Eleanor Evans, Partner and Head of Trusts and Estates Administration, to find out what has caused the logjam, the impact it has had for our range of clients and what we can expect over the coming months.

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Author bio

Eleanor is Head of the Trusts and Estates Administration Department, a large team dealing with estates and trusts administration on behalf of financial institution and trust corporation clients.  Eleanor is a specialist in wills, probate, tax and trusts, and is a full member of STEP (the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners).  She is also a committee member of the STEP Wales branch.

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