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Probate

ICAEW is an approved regulator and licensing authority for probate services. This enables us to accredit firms to offer probate services to their clients. Here we explain the benefits of accreditation and the application process, provide support for accredited firms and information for consumers including a register of ICAEW accredited for probate firms.

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Become accredited for probate

Probate work offers firms a real business opportunity. Combining inheritance tax planning and probate services enables you to reaffirm your position as a one-stop-shop for business advisory services.
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Support for probate accredited firms

Practical guidance for probate practitioners, including the latest regulatory updates, helpsheets, and compliance information.
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Information for consumers of probate services

Find out more about how an ICAEW regulated firm can help you with probate services and the administration of an estate.
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Further resources

ICAEW as a probate regulator

Find out more about our responsibilities as a probate regulator and the future of the legal services regulated area.

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Legal Services Regulations

Firms accredited for probate by ICAEW are required to comply with these regulations which include the Probate Compensation Scheme Regulations.

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