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Derek Slater27th April 2016
Excellent service, must thank Samantha who keep me up todate ever few days so we were able to have a smooth journey through the probate procedure. Also would like to thank all the staff at IWC. (Link to original posting)
Mrs Hadley14th April 2016
The staff have been polite, courteous, very professional, they have full knowledge of their product. You can ask the staff as many questions as you like and they remain calm and answer to your satisfaction. (Link to original posting)
Ms J Blackmore13th April 2016
Sharon was helpful when I first contacted IWC by phone. Her service was quick and efficient with no delay. Many thanks (Link to original posting)
SusanP-2010th April 2016

I received excellent efficient quick and friendly service from IWC. I needed help to obtain the Medallion Guarantee Stamp in order to sell the US shares following the death of my father. The process, which I initially thought would be time consuming and stressful, turned out to be easy and hassle free thanks to Steve Pyott. He was professional and efficient in his handling of this matter, always letting me know where we were in the process and likely time-scale which was invaluable in this situation. (Link to original posting)

Linda Higgs2nd April 2016

Such a great company, all the staff I dealt with were very helpful, understanding and patient, they really put me at ease and helped me so much, I really don't know how I would have coped without them. I would recommend them to everybody if I could. (Link to original posting)

Ion Thompson13th Nov 2015

Service up to now has bee very good, but not finished yet. (Link to original posting)

Damian Flynn16th Oct 2015
Estate planning sorted some letters of administration out for me. The team was very professional and helpful. If I need anymore assistant in the future I will call on this firm as they felt with my claim very well. (Link to original posting)
Philip Plume3rd Oct 2015
We needed a Deed of Variation completing to change our sons will. This was a difficult time but Sharon was kind and considerate and let us take our time before going ahead with the work. This was done quickly and after a minor amendment, accurately. Using IWC was cheaper than using local solicitors but gave us great peace of mind in that it was carried out by a professional who we could talk to. To get a Deed of variation wrong could lead to big tax demands so we were very pleased with the outcome and would recommend IWC.
Colin Muddiman23rd June 2015
This company handled the will of my Aunt for whom I was one of two executors. At the start I had thought of making the arrangements myself and saving the money. How glad I am that I didn't! There turned out to be several complications as well as anticipated difficulties, and each was dealt with in an efficient, friendly and communicative way. The member of staff who dealt with the work built up an excellent, pleasant working relationship by always responded rapidly to my questions and keeping me informed of the progress at all times. Yes it cost us money, but there is no way I could have handled the complexities myself and we are safe in the knowledge that the job has been done properly. Very satisfied customer! (Link to original posting)
W Taylor16th June 2015
Was kept informed at each stage of progress. (Link to original posting)
Craig Solomons13th June 2015
Contacted IWC (Steve Pyott) regarding obtaining a Probate reseal in Australia, Steve went through the procedure step by step and made what can be a complicated and stressful job very easy. A first class service.(Link to original posting)
Dennis Taylor29th May 2015
A smooth and efficient service to deal with the estate of my late Aunt. The Grant of Probate was issued without any complications or delays and any questions raised were answered promptly. It was a pleasure to deal with this company and Sharon Edwards in particular who was my main contact throughout the transaction. (Link to original posting)
Danny Chang14th May 2015
Tony Crocker from IWC help through the most difficult time period of my life. He is very kind and profession and devoted to his work. Our family are delighted by his services and we will continue our relationship with IWC. Thank you Tony. (Link to original posting)
Claire Godfrey10th May 2015
Service - Deed of Renunciation of Executorship of a Will. The response time to queries was very good and quicker than I thought, including at weekends. The form I ordered online was sent out within 24 hours. Advice also given very promptly by email. (Link to original posting)
Eric Walker18th Apr 2015
My requirement was the sale of an American stockholding from a UK estate. Steve Pyott understood the issue immediately and explained fully and concisely the procedure to follow. He provide all the documents required with precise and full instructions as to completion and the whole process became very straightforward. He then completed the transaction much quicker than I had been led to believe was possible. The charges were fully explained and very reasonable and I was offered attractive terms which proved to be much better than had been expected. Very helpful and professional - I would not hesitate to recommend Steve and IWC Estate for any technical assistance with any Estate of Probate problems.(Link to original posting)
Rosemary Swinglehurst12th March 2015
Having found IWC on the internet it was a little scary to employ an organisation I did not know. However, after finding out about them and deciding to use them, their service was very good. My allocated Case Manager was extremely helpful and was happy to metaphorically hand hold. I was very glad for someone else to deal with the tax for instance…Thanks IWC for helping out at a stresssful time (Link to original posting)
Anna Rose28th Feb 2015
I contacted IWC after reading their excellent testimonials, and Tony Crocker came to my home to advise me clearly and sympathetically. He reassured me about dealing with a very difficult family member, and IWC provided the most competitive quote. Stella Smith was outstanding as estate administrator, and she and Tony dealt professionally, sensitively and patiently with a very difficult estranged family situation above and beyond the call of duty. I acted as Executor, but Stella was always there to advise me, responding immediately by email or phone. Although the estate administration was technically very simple, it took 11 months to complete due to a difficult and contentious family situation. I highly recommend IWC to anyone facing similar family problems after the death of a loved one. Thank you Stella and Tony. (Link to original posting)
Chrs Fear13th Feb 2015
Resented having to pay for this form as I expected to be able to get it through the Probate Office, however that is no reflection on your service. I had been trying to clarify this issue (Deed of Renunciation) for some time and receiving conflicting advice. The verbal advice I was given confirmed once and for all what the requirement was and I subsequently bought the necessary form which arrived in my inbox very quickly. I still think this should have been a free HM.Gov download but I'm glad that I was finally able to get the form through your service. Thank you (Link to original posting)
John Hulin23rd Dec 2014
Contacted IWC (Steve Pyott) to complete the sell of shares in three USA based companies for Probate, this was a complicated protracted process (approx.12 months) involving Medallion Signatures and Affidavits. The process was carried out in a friendly efficient manner and I was informed of progress at regular intervals throughout. Excellent service . (Link to original posting)
Michael Zink19th Nov 2014
Just wanted to let you know that Tony Crocker is a consummate professional. He was diligent and worked on a very difficult project. He is a credit to your firm, and would not hesitate to utilize his expertise, and unwavering support throughout this entire matter.
Would not hesitate to use Tony or your firm in the future. (Link to original posting)
Margaret Lines2nd Oct 2014
The service given by Sharon to the family was excellent. She explained matters fully and was always immediately available for queries both by telephone and email. I believe my husband's estate was relatively easy to administer but it was still dealt with with efficiency, quickly and kindly. ( Link to original posting)
Mark Baker8th Sept 2014
Nobody likes having to pay legal fees, but IWC acted for me to recover my father's estate after he died suddenly in June this year and took all of the worrying away from me and my family during this difficult time. Thank you. Mr Mark Baker - Birmingham. ( Link to original posting)
Robert Starkie20th Aug 2014
After reading reviews on various probate companies we decided to choose IWC because their reviews were good and their prices very competitive, and I have been extremely impressed with the quality of service I have received. Dawn Williams was absolutely outstanding in the service she gave, and seemed to have a special gift of understanding the traumatic time we were going through. She always had time to talk through any concerns I had, and always gave me realistic timescales. They managed to get initial payments out within 6 months and finalized the probate within a year. Best decision of my life to use this company, and even luckier to get Dawn to manage my probate consultant. ( Link to original posting)
Pauline Clarkson18th Aug 2014
Sharon Edwards could not have been more helpful in setting up the trust for my childrens inheritance which is tied up in my house. I would happily use her in the future and highly recommend her to family and friends. ( Link to original posting)
Stephen Taylor18th Aug 2014
Many thanks to Dawn Williams for sorting out my fathers estate for me. You saved me a massive amount of work and I am grateful. I have and will continue to recommend your services to friends in a similar situation. Many thanks to you and all the team at IWC. Best regards. Steve (Link to original posting)
Janice Farr18th Aug 2014
My brother and I had initial consultations with Tony Crocker, whose help and advice were extremely professional. We went on to have efficient, friendly, accessible and always professional advice and guidance from Sharon Edwards in dealings of probate for our late father and aunt, and subsequent setting up of trusts (Link to original posting)
Anthony Sindole18th Aug 2014
I initially contacted IWC. Tony Crocker was exceptionally helpful, professional and explained things in a clear manner. Sharon Edwards was our case manager assigned to us and I found Sharon extremely professional and kept me updated on progress on a regular basis. Dealing with Sharon was simple and I always felt confident that she was doing her absolute best when dealing with my father's estate, and setting up a trust fund for my sons. I thoroughly recommend IWC and the team! (Link to original posting)
Margaret Hopps18th Aug 2014
For advice re probate matters and for appointment of trustee. Very informative, took time to explain matters clearly and without pressure to pursue. Process completed swiftly.(Link to original posting)
Geoffrey Hill18th Aug 2014
Having had poor support from a local solicitor, I was delighted with the positive approach and assistance provided by IWC when I sought a better means of dealing with my affairs. I anticipate that my wife will need considerable assistance at and after my demise, but Sharon Edwards briefed me sensibly on options available and has given me the assurance I sought. Despite my lack of knowledge on many aspects of Inheritance Tax and Trusts, Sharon responded to my queries with competence, professionalism, patience and understanding. This exercise has concentrated the minds of my wife and myself to the point where we are better placed to deal with the inevitable. Indeed, I am confident that IWC will provide the necessary support, advice and management for my wife in due course.

My rating on VFM (Value for money) probably understates performance as I have yet to be charged. (Link to original posting)
Barry Pendlebury17th Aug 2014
Probate service provided by Tony Crocker and Sharon Edwards was friendly, efficient and very professionally delivered at a time of stress and uncertainty. I would highly recommend IWC (Link to original posting)
David Alexander Thompson17th August 2014
I found the service offered by IWC and operative Sharon Edwards to be of a very high standard. At a difficult time for our family we were shown sympathy, patience, help with endless questions and an answer to our inheritance and healthcare planning. (Link to original posting)
Anne Codilin16th August 2014
Very good and Sharon was so friendly and helpful and she seemed to make it so stress free for me, just losing my dad my head was everywhere. Thank you very much Sharon xx (Link to original posting)
Elaine Sivyer13th Aug 2014
At all times I was treated with understanding and patience. Whenever I had any questions or concerns, time was taken in explaining what was happening and what action`s I had to do if any. The service we received was always in a calm and very professional manner, always responding very promptly any questions (Link to original posting)
Andy Thomas11th August 2014
Dawn Williams did an excellent, professional and timely job on handling the probate of my father-in-law's estate. I never met her face to face, but we spoke many times on the telephone and via email. Very response to my questions, and keeping me informed of progress. A job well done. I have no hesitation in recommending Dawn and IWC should you have the need of a company to manage a Probate for you.(Link to original posting))
John Kalman9th August 2014
I had a very complicated problem having to deal with the inheritance of a friend whose only relatives live abroad and refused to cooperate making any progress near impossible. I contacted Mr. Crocker of IWC Ltd. And he came to the rescue promptly, putting my mind at rest and made all the correct moves to untangle this hopeless looking matter. All is clear now great value for money. (Link to original posting))
Debbie Rowe29th July 2014
IWC were really easy to work with and even visited us at the weekend. Also they were very contactable and answered any queries we had, very promptly and made things easy to understand. I'd definitely recommend this company. (Link to original posting)
Noele Gaye28th July 2014
I would certainly recommend Steven Pyott from IWC if you are in the unfortunate position of having to obtain a Medallion Guarantee Stamp from the States. He was helpful, kept in touch with me every step of the way by e-mail and I can honestly say that it was a pleasure dealing with him. The service he provided was prompt, efficient and friendly, he did everything that he promised and I couldn't have asked for more. (Link to original posting)
George Kenna19th June 2014
Stella Smith handled my affairs regarding the Probate of my late wife. It was particularly difficult because she died and lived in Spain and I also live in Spain. Her care and attention was excellent and I cannot praise her efforts on my behalf enough.
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Adrian Wookey8th June 2014
Steve and IWC Estate Planning provided us with a first class service and were exceptional throughout the entire process of first obtaining a Medallion Guarantee, then dealing with the US tax system and finally completing the transfer of my deceased Father's US shares into my Mother's name. Nothing was too much trouble; Steve kept us fully and regularly updated and ensured we understood every step and that all actions were completed as quickly as possible. Steve provided a great value for money service and we sincerely believe we could not have achieved this without him. - Adrian Wookey (on behalf of my Mother)
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Marion Soper29th May 2014
Initially was sceptical about how useful using IWC would be, but how wrong I was. Stella Smith could not have been more helpful. I was guided through every stage of dealing with probate, sale of my mother's property and payment of outstanding bills, etc. On completion, my brothers and I were issued with our inheritance immediately all issues had been finalised. I would recommend IWC to anyone in need of their services. First class and supportive, dealing with a delicate and difficult time for their clients, I could not have been more satisfied (Link to original posting)
Martin Keane25th May 2014
I initially contacted IWC after not hearing back from a law firm. Tony Crocker was exceptionally helpful, professional and explained things in a clear manner. Stella Smith was the case manager assigned to me and I found Stella extremely professional and kept me updated on progress on a regular basis. Dealing with Stella from overseas was simple and I always felt confident that she was doing her absolute best when dealing with my father's estate. I thoroughly recommend IWC an the team! Martin Keane. (Link to original posting)
William Barwell20th April 2014
I asked IWC Estate planning to help write my will. I am delighted with the result. I was put in touch with a named individual. He was prompt in his liaison, using the phone, texting and email as required to answer my questions and discuss my options. He emailed me a draft which embodied my wishes. I asked for some final tweaks. He mailed me a final draft that same day. I print the final document, sign it and send it back to IWC for checking. A few days later a copy of my will arrives, the original being stored in IWC's files, which the will writers' professional body guarantees. IWC also provides me with plastic information cards to hand to my executors. I think this service covers all I could ask of a will writing service. It's responsive, prompt, and seems excellent value. (Link to original posting)
Simon Barnett18th April 2014
A very professional service by Tony and Dawn in administering our late Mothers estate. Service and quality could not have been better, only complaint would be the poor service from Premier Solicitors conveyancing. We would recommend using IWC. (Link to original posting)
Roger Bennett24th Feb 2014
Stella from IWC worked hard to complete the Probate on my late fathers' estate. It was a relief to know the process was in such good hands. (Link to original posting)
Janine Rudd10th Feb 2014
Thank you to Stella and IWC for steering us calmly and helpfully through what turned out to be a long process. (Link to original posting)
Paula G-M9th Feb 2014
I spoke with Tony Crocker who was incredibly helpful. He was very understanding and explained clearly, immediately and proactively sending written details. I am most grateful for all his advice.

I have kept his contact details for future reference and would certainly highly recommend him. With many thanks. Paula G-M, Essex. (Link to original posting)
Jennifer Fernyhough31 Jan 2014
We used this company for some work in regard to US assets. They were extremely helpful, knowledgeable and prompt. With their help we were able to deal with our matter quickly. We would recommend them to anyone. We would use them again. (Link to original posting)
Lucy Hardwicke15 Oct 2013
I cannot fault the services of IWC especially at a difficult time. The expertise of Stella Smith was invaluable to me, as I knew so little about Probate, she was polite, professional and efficient at all times. I would highly recommend their services especially Stella Smith and also Tony Crocker whom we met initially.......... (Link to original posting)
Neil Salvin8th Oct 2013
IWC provided an excellent estate management service when a family member passed away recently. They were proactive, efficient and courteous throughout the process and provided great value for money. I can thoroughly recommend their service. (Link to original posting)
Ann Williams4th Oct 20313
I contacted IWC after I had already signed a contract with Co-op legal services but wanted to cancel it because they had been evasive over an aspect of their service. The initial meeting with IWC was conducted in a much more professional manner and their fees were significantly less than the Co-op. The service I received from the person who dealt with Mum's Estate was always very professional and informative and I was very impressed by the speed at which he responded to my e mails. I would recommend IWC to anyone. (Message from IWC - as this refers to one of our competitors we must stress this is a 100% genuine testimonial, click her to see original and verified posting: (Link to original posting)
Matt Partington27th Aug 2013
Tony has been incredibly helpful. I can't rate him high enough for his professionalism and sensitivity through a tough time of dealing with probate. (Link to original posting)
Lyn Brown19 Aug 2013
I am very grateful for the probate services rendered by IWC in respect of my late brother. Special thanks to Stella for visiting me at home while I was still in shock and for all her help and advice. Highly recommended company. Lyn Brown. (Link to original posting)
Maxine Warner14th Aug 2013
We recently contacted IWC to do probate, would highly recommend due to being asked for 3300.00 from Kings Court and being quoted 950.00 plus land registry plus VAT which was no where near the cost of Kings Court, would highly recommend and also for the great service given. (Message from IWC - as this refers to one of our competitors we must be stress this is a 100% genuine testimonial, click her to see original and verified posting: (Link to original posting)
Bill Fryer1 July 2013
Used them to get Probate my my recently passed away Mum. Great service, efficient and much cheaper than a solicitor or competitors. Don't bother with solicitors they are a complete rip-off. Also IWC's quote was half the price of another Probate administrator's. Susan Norris, our administrator, was excellent. (Message from IWC: This is a 100% genuine testimonial - Please see here for the original posting: (Link to original posting))
Jonathan Robbins17th June 2013
As a customer of your company I would like to highlight one of your colleagues, Susan Norris. 

I had to deal with my late uncle’s estate which had been left for over a year by another uncle, who found it too much to cope with. I had not been an executor before and I was very lucky to be given Susan Norris to help me with this. She was amazingly efficient and hardworking, ensuring I got the critical information in a timely fashion, but I was not inundated with the minutia. She kept me informed but I did not feel inundated in any way. I would like to thank your company and particularly Susan for an excellent job and I will happily recommend IWC Ltd to others, as well as use you again. If your other colleagues are as good as Susan then your company deserves to do well. 
Maggie Sayers4th June 2013
I thoroughly recommend IWC for their professional help with my late Mum's estate which was not very complicated but I certainly couldn't have handled it so well on my own. You just don't realise the full extent of the matters that have to be dealt with for probate - at what is a very difficult time for the whole family. Paul Baker dealt with all my questions and concerns with understanding, speed and efficiency. In addition, IWC's estate agent and solicitor contacts were superb. Paul Baker was always highly professional and brought matters to a satisfactory close far quicker than I expected. 
Alan Corbey30 May 2013
I would like to express my sincere thanks to IWC for the efficient way they handled the estate for my sister and her husband who died within 29 days of each other. Having spoken to a number of Probate Advisers/Solicitors I contacted IWC via the internet. Tony Crocker made the initial visit, quickly assessed the situation and suggested a DOV because of the ageing beneficiaries and any Inheritance Tax possibilities. He took various documents with him.

I was then contacted by Paul Baker who arranged and organised all the administration very promptly and efficiently, including the conveyancing of the property. The whole exercise from start to finish took 8-9 months and I cannot thank both Paul and Tony enough for their professional support and patience. (Link to original posting)
Christine Le Manquais27th May 2013
Having had a bad experience with a previous firm dealing with my Uncle's intestate case, our family chose IWC. The initial meeting with the company was very professional and when Paul Baker took the case on this professionalism continued. He was efficient and sorted out the case quickly with no fuss. This was welcomed by the family as there is so much upset at at time like this. I would recommend this company to anyone. (Link to original posting)
David Rookes26th May 2013
My late fathers estate was complicated, to say the least, I was going to attempt probate myself, but decided it was too much, I shopped around and found IWC, Paul Baker dealt with the whole case smoothly and efficiently. A few phone calls, several e-mails, then case closed. All done at a very reasonable cost, many thanks. (Link to original posting)
John Morris24th May 2013
I was applying for Probate regarding my late mothers estate, from the 1st call the staff were extremely helpful and clearly told me what was required and a full explanation of the costs that would be incurred.

I was contacted by one of the case officers and dealt with her from there on in, Sue answered all my e-mails promptly and professionally.

I would without hesitation recommend IWC to any individual or company. (Link to original posting)

John Morris.
Lindsey Shannahan15th May 2013
Paul Baker had been dealing with our grandmother's estate when our mother died suddenly. As he came recommended we used IWC for mum's estate too.

I found Paul Baker to be communicative, things were clearly explained and all queries were answered promptly, often on the same day.

It took a year and 9 months as we ran into various complications, however these were handled as they arose and developments reported back to me.

It was good to have the support of someone who obviously knew what he was doing at such a difficult time.. (Link to original posting)
Carlton Bramwell13th May 2013
IWC handled the estate of my late mother in respect of both the probate application and the Land Registry of the property that had been the family home. The service that was provided from the first home visit until the process was completed was first rate and I would recommend IWC without hesitation. My personal thanks go to Stella Smith who dealt with everything on our behalf.

We were kept regularly up to date with the progress that was being made and everything was made as easy as possible for us at a very trying time. The total cost for all of the work was around 50% of the two other quotes that I had received and the timescale to completion was much shorter than I had been led to believe by the two other companies. . (Link to original posting)
John Dimmock7th May 2013
I needed to transfer deeds to a third party but due to various legal issues I appreciated that this was not going to be straight forward. I commissioned a local solicitor to do the job but after 3 months and a number of interim fee payments we had not moved forward and the solicitors I commissioned wanted me to discuss the situation with another solicitor - at this time I decided to cut my losses, looked on the Internet for an alternative solution, found IWC and within a retentively short time the transfer had been done and at LESS than the various interim charges made by the solicitors who did not complete the work. . (Link to original posting))
Penelope Gretton23rd April 2013
I am very pleased to recommend IWC and Mr Paul Baker. Replies to my queries were always prompt and illuminating and I was completely satisfied I had good representation in dealing with the legal and financial complexities of winding up my mother's estate. . (Link to original posting)
Eileen Kavanagh23 April 2013
Extremely helpful and understanding.
Stephen French30 Mar 2013
The service was exceptional, the staff knew what are needs were, nothing was any trouble. 
Mr B Taylor21 Feb 2013
I would like to express my thanks for everything you have done to sort out probate for my father's estate, which was complicated by liability to inheritance tax and a house held as tenants in common. 

Having heard of friends being charged tens of thousands for sorting out an estate, it was a welcome relief to find an organisation that gave a fixed quote for specific services. 

It was a pleasure doing business with you and I'll certainly recommend you to friends who need a similar service. Link to original posting
S. Cornish4th Feb 2013
Paul Baker of IWC administered and wound up the estate of my late father on behalf of my sister and me. He very quickly came to the house and took all the documentation he required. From then on he most efficiently dealt with grant of probate, father's various bank accounts and shares. Through his professional contacts, father's house was sold and a reasonable price secured. Paul dealt with all utilities relating to that. At all times he was most assured and cheerful. He gave me full confidence. This was the second time I have used Paul's services and I would have no hesitation in using him again and in recomending him to others. Link to original posting
V. Harris26th Jan 2013
After I had lost both parents it was a very difficult time for the family and carrying out my parents last wishes was not a easy thing to do, in going through the paper work I rang and spoke with Dawn Williams who was assigned to the case, Dawn was very professional, whilst being very supportive she was at the phone any time I rang she went through every step of the way with the family, Dawn made us feel comfortable she was very human her understanding and caring nature was outstanding, we felt that Dawn has become part of the family, she was at the end of the phone whenever we felt uncomfortable or feeling down as caring out the last wishes can be very difficult but without Dawn we could never have done it. We would like to thank her from the bottom of our hearts, for being there for us from start to finish, there is absolutely nothing I could say was negative or unhappy with. Dawn was extremely sensitive towards our needs we were well informed throughout Dawn would explained and made sure we understood each step. Thank you again Dawn, you will always be remembered as you have left such a good imprint much appreciated. Violet Harris and all the family Link to original posting
M. Grayson19th Jan 2013
I was entirely satisfied with the service I received from Dawn Williams. She was highly efficient and kept me in touch with developments throughout the process. Excellent service. Link to original posting
S.Colson18th Jan 2013
There is no way that I could have dealt with claiming my late brothers estate without the help of IWC and I can't recommend them highly enough. Dawn Williams dealt with everything by email in a thoughtful and professional manner for which I can't thank her enough. Thank You Link to original posting
A. Critchley13th Dec 2012
Polite, punctual, patient (important as I was often very tardy in responding) and highly professional. Everything, and I mean everything, that I expected from the process occured! Highly recommended!!Link to original posting
J. Chamberlain12th Oct 2012
I'd like to thank you for making this process so easy (and inexpensive!) - and I have appreciated over the last few months the direct, personal and business-like way in which handled the estate. I will certainly recommend you to anyone in a similar position Link to original posting
B. Pepper11th Oct 2012
I have been very pleased with the way Paul Baker and IWC handled everything, particularly the speed with which they responded to any queries. When I instructed IWC I was a bit sceptical about the fact I only found very good comments on reviews etc. With not a single bad one. Their excellent service has dispelled that scepticism. Link to original posting
R. Clifton2nd Oct 2012
Paul Baker from IWC acted on my behalf to gain probate on my late mother's estate. The entire process was dealt with very carefully and efficiently. I would recommend Paul and IWC. Link to original posting
J. Pearce1st Oct 2012
I contacted IWC and received an immediate response. One of their representatives came to our home the very next day at a time that was convenient to Us. He was well presented, courteous and professional. We discussed our requirements and it was explained how the process worked in basic terms. We were then forwarded to another of IWC's representatives (Paul Baker) who kept us up to date with emails and personal phone calls throughout. All in all, considering the terms in which we met/spoke I would have to say that I cannot fault IWC and in particular Paul Baker in their/his handling of us. Highly recommended. Many thanks. Jason Pearce. Link to original posting
P. Rowland25th July 2012
As I am sure is normal when deciding what to do re Probate is quite stressful particularly when someone close has passed away. As in business I decided to get quoations from at least 3 Probate providers, IWC being one. Their represented visited and covered all details in a very clear manner which was most helpful. Other suppliers were also good in presentation but not as competitive as IWC which obviously is important. Once the decision to use IWC was made and all estate information passed over everything was covered by IWC, including the sale of a property, taking the added stress away and eventually efficiently concluded . (Link to original posting)
Y. Gosling17th June 2012
I can't recommend IWC highly enough. Paul Baker dealt with the probate of my father's estate in a thoughtful and professional manner. If I had any problems or concerns, he was always at the end of the phone or email. The death of my father was a sad and difficult thing to deal with and Paul made it that much easier. (Link to original posting)
C. Meaden11th May 2012
My Mother passed away in January 2011 and I was having difficulties with her bank in releasing papers from their safe deposit vaults. Tony Crocker dealt with the bank on my behalf and although it took a year to get a result I fear without IWC 's help it would have taken 5! Thank you very much.
L. Cross28th Feb 2012
Dealt with my mother's estate efficiently and quickly. (Link to original posting)
M. Shanrahan12th Jan 2012
Thankyou for your efficiency, communicativeness, accessibility, promptness and politeness. I`d recommend you and your firm to anyone who needed help dealing with executing a will. Best wishes. (Link to original posting)
D. Parkes10th Jan 2012
Excellent service throughout no problems at all did a first rate job from start to finish mr Baker was very understanding and professional in all manners concerning the problems we had with the estate and probate thank you all for a job well done. (Link to original posting)
J.W Stephenson27th Nov 2011
Existing Will was reviewed and a Deed of Variation recommended. Meeting was held with all beneficiaries and agreement reached with all parties. Documentation was prepared for Oath and IHT205 return.All of the above was conducted in a friendly and professional manner with due regard to the grief that the family had suffered. (Link to original posting)
P. Gould6th Nov 2011
Following a short meeting with the IWC representative to qualify my requirements I was contacted by a specialist to take my instructions and offer advice. This included arranging Probate, a variation to a will, settlement of insurance policies, transfer of property and final completion of my late fathers estate and tax liabilities. I am very grateful for all the work undertaken and would use IWC in the future.Philip Gould Executor. (Link to original posting)

J. Flemming4th Nov 2011
Paul Baker was my contact at IWC and was totally professional throughout the process. He carried out the work in a speedy manner and responded to any emails from me within a couple of hours. I would recommend that anyone who is about to embark on the Probate process contact IWC. (Link to original posting)
D. Metcalfe3rd Nov 2011
I am most impressed with the prompt and accurate service given by this company.They were most helpful to me at a very sad time, and I would recommend them highly (Link to original posting)
A. Theobald5th Aug 2011
I was recommended to IWC by a friend who had used your services. As a result you drew up Wills for me and my wife. I then referred IWC to my father who also revised his Will.Since he has now passed away I have been impressed by the manner in which Paul Baker has dealt with the probate. His personal attention and kind patience has been a great comfort.I now have no hesitation in recommending anyone to IWC who might need quality service. (Link to original posting)
K. Howard23rd July 2011
IWC handled the Probate of my late father in 2010.In a process that was far from straightforward, IWC and Paul Baker provided solutions and recommendations that saved me me literally thousands of pounds. I would recommend them unreservedly.Mrs Kim Howard, Hertfordshire.Please feel free to contact me. 01727 874483. (Link to original posting)
L. Simonitsch13th May 2011
I would like to thank all at IWC (especially Tony Crocker & Paul Baker) who quickly & sympathetically helped my sister & I get probate granted for my late Mother after we had experienced quite an upsetting encounter with a local solicitor. They explained the process in an "easy" to understand manner & kept us well informed of the progress all at almost 1/2 the cost that the solicitor had wanted to charge.Thank you again & I would strongly recommend them. L. Simonitsch London. (Link to original posting)
K. Darwent4th April 2011
I was very pleased with the service that I received from Dagmara. I contacted her in connection with my mother's reseal of probate knowing absolutely nothing about the system as I actually live in Australia. She communicated with me regularly and assisted me with the bank details and provided me with all I needed to complete the transaction. I could not have asked for more. Please pass this praise on to Dagmara for me. Thank you. (Link to original posting)
H. Hausemann21st March 2011
The estate of my Late Aunt

I would like to thank Dagmara and her colleagues for the sppedy and efficient way that my Late Aunts estate was settled. I was very impressed with the way that it was handled and would have no hesitation in recommending the company to friends and family. Many thanks Helen

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A. Smith6th Oct 2010
IWC managed the administration of my mother's estate, including creation of a Deed of Variation to redistribute some of her legacy within the family. This became a protracted business when HMRC decided to carry out an investigation before finally agreeing to pay out a tax refund. After work was completed, I wrote to our probate manager, Paul Baker, as follows:


Just to confirm that I have safely received the pack of paperwork including the originals of the Grant of Probate and the Deed of Variation, also the passport, building society books and death and marriage certificates.

I wanted to write and thank you, on my own and my father's behalf, for all your support and assistance, and for being a good person to deal with at a difficult time
J. Macfarlane 7th August 2010
Tony Crocker and IWC dealt with the probate for my Late father as well as liaising with Spanish Lawyers as there was a Spanish Property involved. They were always immediately accessible by telephone and email and always responded to any emails within the hour.
I wholeheartedly recommend IWC. They were constantly reassuring and were extremely prompt and efficient
G. Wood2nd August 2010
My partner and I requested IWC to prepare our wills. Tony Crocker has been extremely helpful in ensuring we both understood the process. He has responded quickly and fully to our queries both in email and by telephone and where we found the legal language somewhat confusing Tony clarified this for us.

Overall we have been very satisfied with the service provided by IWC and would recommend them to friends and colleagues
I. Russell23rd July 2010
IWC are a breath of fresh air, Dagmara dealt with our family probate case and from start to finish there was no hassle at all. No chasing up, no delays, everything was explained and went according to plan and the price was also very reasonable.

They cannot do enough for you from home visits to checking everything is ok - First class service. (Email verification available upon request)
J. Muprhy 15th April 2010
The work involved administering the estate of my late brother. This would have been awkward and time consuming without the help of IWC. From my perspective everything progressed without a hitch
S.Lee 11th April 2010
We cannot fault the conduct and expertise displayed by the IWC representative, Paul Baker who dealt with our case. From the first visit at our home through to the completion of all legal work, he was knowledgeable, helpful, sensitive in his approach and always available to assist us through the whole process. We have absolutely no hesitation in recommending IWC most highly as a wholly trustworthy, reliable and efficient company in dealing with probate matters
S.L (Name Withheld) S.L (Name Withheld)
IWC Estate Planning & Management Ltd dealt with the will and estate of a close relative. There were several complications and nine beneficiaries. All issues were managed expertly and good advice given promptly throughout the process. The company's excellent guidance saved our family a considerable sum of money. I would thoroughly recommend it
E Williams E Williams
IWC carried out executors role on a relatives Will. A major High Street bank had originally been listed as executors but were in that position through inappropriate local branch exuberance and IWC gave me confidence in obtaining their agreement to stand aside. This action alone saved over £20K in fees!!
IWC delivered a first class service and fulfilled their role just as promised. Use of these professionals ensured the correct IHT payment and that what would have been awkward obstacles to a layman where easily overcome. I will absolutely have no hesitation in using them again
E Doyle 15 Jan 2010
I wanted to update my will as my circumstances had changed in the last 15 years so contacted IWC. I had several home visits from Lucette Dubbini who was very helpful and friendly and guided us through the legal side of things. Also greatly helped by Tony Crocker on possible events in the future that we would not have thought of. Altogether very happy with the service
L Meek3rd Feb 2010
In March of 2009, my Brother sadly passed away at the age of 49. As he lived some distance from me I was unaware of his financial position. Basically his estate was insolvent as he owed a fair amount of money to various institutions. As he had no assets, I had to look for a company that would provide a good service at a reasonable cost. After looking at various options, including a number of solicitors I contacted Tony Crocker at IWC. After a chat about things he made a home visit after work and we went through my brothers statements etc. He then took the statements and said they would be able to deal with the situation. This was a relief, as I was beginning to find things difficult having to deal with the grief of losing my brother as well as dealing with the funeral and house clearing etc. Subsequently Tony and Paul Baker have dealt with all the financial institutions and early in the New Year the estate has been finalised.

In the ten months that IWC have been dealing with the estate I have found both Paul and Tony very professional and helpful throughout. Any e-mail messages that I have sent have been responded to within a couple of hours, with many being returned after a few minutes.

I would have no hesitation in recommending IWC to any individual who needed probate assistance. In today's age it is unusual to find such an efficient organisation
M Sayers 26 Jan 2010
I would use this service again and may use them to draw up my will
S Best 26 Jan 2010
Tony Crocker was very friendly and helpful, went out of his way to complete the LoA I needed, within the short time frame that I requested
K Burrows 11 Dec 2009
I have no problem recommending this company based on the service they provided during a stressful time for myself & my family after the loss of our sister. Paul Baker i found to be very helpful & easy to deal with and i would be grateful if my thanks could be passed on to him.
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