Wills & Probate

From will writing to care planning, we take care of the big things in life.
Let us help you plan for the future.

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Monday – Friday 9:00 – 17:00
Saturday By Appointment
Sunday By Appointment

01423 589 259

Welcome to Will and Probate Services Harrogate

Based in Pannal and covering Harrogate, Knaresborough and Ripon, we offer a comprehensive set of Estate Planning Services.

For the writing of a will or a set of mirror wills, we will discuss with you the key points to include and can store the Will documents for you securely if you wish. Our other estate planning service cover Lasting Power of Attorneys, Funeral Planning, Trusts and Inheritance advice. Many our clients have specific circumstances such as blended families, special needs requirements or long-term care, so we take the time to get to know you and your needs. This enables us to create a tailored, bespoke service which fits the needs of you and your family. Please see our services section or click on a category below for more information.


Our team are based both locally in Harrogate and throughout the UK. We are rated as one of the UK’s leading Will Writing and Estate Administration Firms.

Simon Hughes
Simon HughesArea Director
Simon received a BSc ( Hons) in Horticulture from the University of Bath in 1982.
The following year he moved to Le Havre in France to join an American company involved with shipping fresh foods to former French colonies all over the world.
After returning to the UK in 1986 he began a career in retail, first working for Asda in Leeds as a Produce Technologist and then Food Buyer. Following this, he took on a role with Netto Foodstores, based in Pontefract, as a Business Unit Controller for the Fresh & Frozen divisions where he worked for nearly 20 years.

After leaving Netto in 2011,he moved into Category Management of fresh foods within the Convenience sector of the food retailing market, most recently working for Costcutter Supermarkets Group based in York. Simon lives in Pannal nr Harrogate and is married to Sarah. They have one daughter, Roseann.


We have years of experience assisting clients to plan their estates, making sure your assets are distributed to loved ones and plan for when you may not be able to make decisions for yourself.


We have brought the professional practices used in financial services to will writing to ensure the very highest level of professionalism when dealing with your estate planning matters.


All of our advisers have undergone the most rigorous training, and the staff we employ to draft your documents are properly trained. Our service is regulated by the Society of Will Writers, the Estate planners Network and the Institute of Paralegals.

How can we help?

If you have a question the quickest way to get an answer is to call us on
01423 589 259. If you want to contact us by e-mail please fill out and send the below form and we will respond within 24 hours.

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