Arnison Estate Agents
Impartial. Informed. Assured.
Expert representation for over 150 years.
Appleby: 01768 351591
Penrith: 01768 862007


Securing the future with Wills

Making a Will

Prices from £165 + VAT

Tier 1: Will Service

  • Free initial consultation
  • Appointing up to four executors and guardians for children under 18
  • Conferring up to five monetary gifts and up to five items as gifts
  • A will listing the intended beneficiaries of the estate
  • Provisions for simple funeral wishes
  • Free lifetime storage for your Will
  • Free Registration with Certainty, the National Will Register backed by the Law Society

This service does not include:

  • Tax planning advice
  • Protective Property Trusts
  • Rights of occupation
  • Life interest or discretionary trusts
  • Mental capacity issues
  • Foreign assets
  • Business assets

Cost Single: £165 + VAT
Cost Mirror: £240 + VAT
​Bespoke: We offer a bespoke hourly rate service

Tier 2: 

These Wills can deal very effectively with a wide range of common issues including disabled or incapable beneficiaries, second families and farming and/or business.  Whatever your issue there is a way of addressing it.

  • Property Protection Will and severance of joint tenancy
    (a simple way to mitigate care costs)
    Cost Single: £270 + VAT
    Cost Mirror: £320 + VAT
  • Discretionary Wills
    Cost Single: £395 + VAT
  • Flexible Life Interest Trust
    Cost Single: £395 + VAT
  • Nil Rate Band Discretionary Trust Will
    Cost Single: £360 + VAT
  • Specialist Will for Farming
    (dependent on complexity of issues)
    Cost Single: £595 - £1,200 + VAT
    Cost Mirror: £695 + VAT
  • Specialist Will for Business Owners
    (dependent on complexity of issues)
    Cost Single: £595 - £1,200 + VAT

All the above costs are subject to VAT at its current rate.

If your matter is more complex you might be charged an hourly rate, which we will inform you of. Hourly rates vary based on the experience of the fee earner and range up to £235.

Opening Hours
  Penrith Office Appleby Office
Monday 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm
Saturday Pre-arranged appts only CLOSED
Please note Saturday opening is by appointment only. We are also willing to meet with you outside of these hours or to arrange home visits by prior arrangement.