Title Research










Founded in 1965, we provide a range of expert services that cover every aspect of probate and estate administration. Legal professionals turn to us because they know that we can be trusted to take care of their challenges professionally and competently. We bring clarity to estate administration by delivering proven genealogical research and asset repatriation services that mitigate risk for legal professionals.

Key services:

  • Tracing missing or unknown people
  • Family Tree Reconstruction (in cases of Intestacy)
  • Missing Beneficiary Indemnity Insurance
  • Dealing with NA Assets
  • Global Bankruptcy Searches
  • Valuing and Managing UK Assets

Partner News

Virtual seminar: Missing Beneficiary Indemnity Insurance

Back by popular demand, Title Research’s Business Relationship Manager, James Cameron, and Technical Manager, Simon Barber, will cover the topic of Missing Beneficiary Indemnity Insurance on Wednesday 20th July at 12pm. The duo will be joined by special guest Ellie Steele, Senior Underwriting Manager at CLS Property Insight, who will share her expertise on the […]Read More

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Title Research blog: finding missing beneficiaries

Looking for missing beneficiaries can delay the administration of an estate, and it’s often difficult to work out where to focus your search efforts. Title Research’s blog post explores how to overcome the challenge of missing or unknown heirs during estate administration. It covers: Initial steps you can take when tracing beneficiaries How a professional […]Read More

Partner News

Introducing the spring 2022 edition of Entitlement from Title Research

The spring 2022 edition of Entitlement, Title Research’s news digest for legal professionals, is now available to download completely free of charge. Entitlement is a digital magazine produced by genealogy and asset repatriation specialists, Title Research. It features informative and insightful articles, all written by experts in the legal industry. The spring 2022 edition of […]Read More

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Overcoming estate administration challenges: how best to advise your clients

Personal Representatives are faced with a range of specialist providers who can help overcome challenges in estate administration. On Wednesday 20th April at 12pm, Title Research’s webinar will cover how best to approach client conversations when discussing challenges in estate administration, especially those that could benefit from specialist help. Technical Manager Simon Barber will cover: […]Read More

Opinion Partner News Wills & Probate

Missing Beneficiary Indemnity Insurance explained in Title Research’s latest blog

Due to the increasing complexity of family relationships, it is not always possible to find missing heirs during estate administration. Obtaining Missing Beneficiary Indemnity Insurance protects your clients should a missing or otherwise unknown beneficiary come forward after estate distribution. Title Research’s latest blog on Missing Beneficiary Indemnity Insurance covers: The types and cost of […]Read More

Partner News Wills & Probate

Introducing the winter 2022 edition of Entitlement from Title Research

The winter 2022 edition of Title Research’s news digest, Entitlement, is now available and free to download.  Entitlement’s latest edition features the following informative articles on current popular topics in the legal industry: ‘Acting beyond their powers: Removal of attorneys and deputies’. Holly Mieville-Hawkins, Senior Associate and Head of Mental Capacity at Michelmores LLP, discusses […]Read More

Partner News Wills & Probate

Title Research virtual seminar: missing beneficiary indemnity insurance

Title Research is back with their first interactive virtual seminar of 2022 on Wednesday 26th January at 12pm. Join Business Development Manager, James Cameron, and experienced Technical Manager, Simon Barber, as they explore the topic of Missing Beneficiary Indemnity Insurance in estate administration. The duo will discuss when Missing Beneficiary Indemnity Insurance is applicable when […]Read More


Know your options when dealing with an estate with no

Intestacy is rarely ever straightforward and can often lead to complications including, family disputes, unnecessarily high Inheritance Tax bills or the search for missing beneficiaries, just to name a few. On top of this, being unable to locate a next of kin makes the estate that much more difficult to administer. The latest blog from […]Read More


Free webinar: The estate administration timeline

Title Research’s Technical Manager, Simon Barber, will host their upcoming webinar on Wednesday 3rd November at 12pm. Simon will discuss the various stages of the estate administration timeline that could benefit from the help of a specialist to free up legal practitioners’ valuable time and progress matters efficiently. More specifically, the session will cover: Identifying […]Read More