The Wills and Estate Business Unit of Watkins Tapsell is headed by Partners, Matthew Coates & Peter Rusbourne.

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 and in a professional manner saving you any unnecessary costs.


Probate and Estates

We can advise you after the loss of a loved one, and can prepare the appropriate documents to finalise your loved one’s property and financial affairs. We will prepare the relevant documents to finalise the affairs and where required the document to obtain Probate or Letters of Administration in a speedy and cost efficient manner. We will help you in a professional and caring manner to make difficult times as smooth as possible.

Peter Rusbourne is an accredited Property and Business Law specialist who acts in relation to Wills, Powers of Attorney, Enduring Guardianships and Probate of estates, Peter also heads an experienced team of paralegals who assist in preparing Wills and applications for Probate.

Matthew Coates is a partner of Watkins Tapsell who advises on Will Disputes (including claims under the Family Provisions Act and the Wills Probate and Administration Act), Probate Disputes and Estate Planning.