“At Watkins Tapsell we understand that your time and money are important and that is why we keep you informed at all times. We give you advice which ensures the matter is dealt with quickly, respectfully and in a professional manner”.

After the loss of a loved one, we will assist you to finalise your loved one’s property and financial affairs. to make this difficult time as easy as possible

We will help you in a professional and caring manner, by assisting in the following Estate and Probate areas:

  • Probate
  • Letters of Administration
  • Will Disputes
  • Estate Litigation


Estate Litigation can be expensive and time consuming and our team views litigation as a last resort. For this reason, we usually encourage the parties to explore options for a negotiated settlement. If that fails however, we can advise you of the necessary steps to take to resolve the issue, including mediation.

Our team has many years of experience in the areas of disputes regarding:

  • A person’s estate
  • Beneficiaries’ rights
  • Executor’s powers
  • Family Provision claims
  • Intestacy claims
  • Incapacity claims
  • Invalid Will Claims

Being experienced in Estate disputes, has given us a great level of expertise in ensuring that our clients interests are protected, and that wills are drafted to minimise the risk of a dispute. See our Estate Planning page or our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information regarding Preparing Wills, Powers of Attorney and Enduring Guardianships.

For details of how we can assist you in this complex area call;-

Jamie Roche