Finders International











Finders International were established in 1997 by Managing Director Danny Curran. We trace missing heirs and beneficiaries to Estates, property, funds and assets worldwide. We also provide a range of Legal Support services and International Asset services including overseas bankruptcy services and Medallion Signature Guarantees. Within the private sector, we work with numerous Solicitors, Accountants, Corporate or State Trustees and financial institutions. In the public sector we assist local authorities, coroners and others in tracing next of kin.

For two years running, we have been awarded ‘Best UK Probate Research Firm’ for 2019 and 2020 at the UK Probate Research awards.

Our MD is known as the industry spokesman with over 100 media contributions; Forbes Magazine, The Times, UK nationals, ITV’s This Morning to list a few. Our aim is to positively promote the probate research profession.

We complete hundreds of pro-bono cases every year, helping with stories of reunions of family separated by war or forced adoption and reuniting people with family heirlooms such as their ancestors lost war medals or long-lost books.

We are also a founding member of IAPPR, the International Association of Professional Probate Researchers, Genealogists and Heir Hunters which aims to provide a single, authoritative voice for global probate research industry professionals and has an impressive list of international member companies.


Key Contact:

Name: Danny Curran
Tel: 020 7490 4935
Email: [email protected]
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6-8 Vestry Street, London,  N1 7RE

Key Services

Partner News

“Wacky” will terms on the rise

DIY will writing services have made it easier for people to include so-called “wacky” terms in their wills, according to a report. The report states there has been a rise in “trust clauses” or conditions that specify how an inheritance is paid out. An early example of such a clause was the will of Frank […]Read More

Wills & Probate

What nullifies a will?

Watch out – there are several things that can make a Will void, meaning that your wishes will not necessarily be carried out when you die. Up until the beginning of 20th century, many people didn’t have a Will because they would have considered themselves not rich enough to bother, though that changed extensively throughout […]Read More

Organisations Wills & Probate

Conversations about inheritance ‘not happening’

Families are still failing to talk about inheritance, according to a recent article in the International Advisor. According to the article, inheritances should be planned for but too many families aren’t having those conversations. Speaking to International Advisor, Sue Wakefield from the financial planning company Zedra, said that the first question she asks clients is […]Read More