Fraser and Fraser

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Fraser and Fraser is one of the UK’s largest firms of professional genealogists and international probate researchers celebrating our 50th year this year, and is a corporate member of APR (Association of Probate Researchers).

We assist in specialist research and estate administration support services including; Missing Beneficiaries, Probate Property Assistance, Will Search and Medallion Signature Guarantee Stamp.

We have a number of in-house Case Managers, Case Assistants and Researchers who are backed up by a network of Travelling Senior Researchers and International Managers; we work as a team to complete each job with speed and accuracy.

Working alongside the legal profession, banks and a number of divisions within the public sector, each referral is treated on a case-by-case basis, as we pride ourselves on our commitment and clarity. Our clients are diverse and so are their requests, which is why we offer a wide range of services.

Finding Missing Beneficiaries

Locating missing heirs and beneficiaries is at the heart of our business. As one of the largest international probate researchers, we will tailor our service so that it is unique to you.

Probate Search Service

Are you looking for a Will search or bankruptcy search? Do you need to obtain proof of transferability via a Nil Rate Band Check, or birth, death or marriage certificates?

Asset Management

We have a dedicated asset department, which covers all aspects of asset management including stocks, shares and property management services.

Probate Insurance Service

We can obtain both Missing Will insurance and Missing Beneficiary insurance on your behalf

Research Assessment

The quick and efficient way to receive an expert opinion on your family tree research.

Probate Property Services

Providing assistance with valuation, insurance, clearance and sale of a property.

So, whether you are looking to trace a missing beneficiary named in a Will, need to obtain a Medallion Signature Guarantee or require an international bankruptcy search, we are here to help you. Get in touch today by calling 020 7832 1400 or email [email protected] quoting TWPJR to find out how Fraser and Fraser can help you and your clients.

Contact: Nick Howitt - Business Development Manager

Tel: 020 7832 1400

Email: [email protected]

Address: 39 Hatton Garden, London, EC1N 8HH. DX 53304 Clerkenwell

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The latest in Fraser and Fraser’s popular series of free interactive webinars, entitled Online Probate Applications – practical tips on avoiding problems with your application, will take place on Thursday 16 September at 12.30pm. Guest speaker for the session is Ian Bond, head of wills and estates at Thursfields solicitors, who will provide guidance on […]Read More

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Probate solicitors are increasingly frustrated by delays and inefficiencies in the current grants process, a recent survey suggests. The research, carried out by independent property seller Movewise, found 80 per cent of the lawyers it sampled identified government “red tape” as having a significant impact on their work, with “errors by government bodies” also cited […]Read More

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Free webinar: Reviewing the year in Contentious Probate

The latest in Fraser and Fraser’s popular series of free webinars brings together barrister Hugh Cumber and Moon Beever partners Richard Boulding and Edward Saunders. Together, Richard, Ed and Hugh will be considering recent events in the area of contentious probate. Their discussion will include developments in the law of testamentary capacity, the pros and […]Read More