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Bereavement Services

Supporting you through the estate administration process

EQ receive over 300,000 notifications of death every year through our dedicated Bereavement Services teams and automated Death Notification Service.

We are here to help make the process of registering the death of a loved one or client, and managing their estate, as easy and straightforward as possible.

We can support you with advice, help to obtain Probate or manage an estate from end to end.

Our services for bereaved families, friends and administrators.

Manage a Shareholder’s Estate

Our straightforward guide takes you through the self-administration process for managing a deceased shareholder’s estate. This covers both the notification and registration stages and offers advice and guidance on Small Estate Declarations and Grant of Representation options.


Use our complete Estate Administration Service

We offer a comprehensive and easy to understand estate administration service that provides a simpler solution than other legal firms. Our service is built on the expert experience of our staff and partners and has helped thousands of families through the probate process.

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Register a Death with other Organisations

You can register a death with multiple organisations via a single online form using our Death Notification Service. This free service allows you to notify a number of banks and building societies of a person's death at the same time, and at a time that suits you.

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You can find the names of the organisations you can notify here