Murray Hills Solicitors can help you legally change your name.
People decide to change their name for a variety of reasons. Our dedicated and experienced team can help you to change your name quickly and easily.
Our Private Client Department is experienced in delivering high quality work in all matters relating to wills and estate administration and there are currently two lawyers within the department who may work on your matter. Regardless of who works on your matter, they will be supervised by Alexa Cartledge who heads up the department.
Alexa Sarah Cartledge – Company Director
Alexa heads up the Private Client Department and is a Solicitor with over four years’ experience in private client work, specialising in wills and probate. Alexa has been working in this area since shortly after she qualified and has helped well over a thousand individuals and families both locally and nationally.
Alexa qualified as a Solicitor in 2013 after gaining a degree in Law from the University of Hull. She went on to study at the University of Law in York and completed her training contract in Hull. She joined Murray Hills Solicitors Limited in 2014 and became a Company Director in 2015.
Alexa is a member of the Law Society’s Private Client Section and is accredited by Solicitors for the Elderly.
Alexa has also completed several professional development courses in probate and estate administration.
Alexa’s hourly rate is £270 inclusive of VAT but most work carried out within the department is done on a fixed fee basis, rather than an hourly rate.
Rowan Jenner – Paralegal
Rowan obtained an upper second class degree in Law with Criminology from the University of Manchester in 2018 and completed the legal practice course combined with a Masters of Law in Professional Legal Practice at the University of Law in Leeds, gaining a Commendation, in 2019. She joined Murray Hills Solicitors Limited in September 2019 as a Paralegal in our Private Client Department.
Rowan’s hourly rate is £133.20 inclusive of VAT but most work carried out within the department is done on a fixed fee basis, rather than an hourly rate.
Change of Name
We can assist you with legally changing your name.
We will charge you £120.00 inclusive of VAT.
This will cover the cost of: Meeting with you to take your instructions; Advising you on the implications of executing a deed of change of name; Advising you on how to effect and, if desired, cancel your change of name; Preparing and engrossing your deed of change of name; Meeting with you for execution of your deed of change of name; Acting as witness to the execution of your deed of change of name; and Sending you your original deed of change of name, together with two certified copies.
On average, this will take approximately one to two weeks from beginning to end. This price does not cover the cost of providing third parties with your deed of change of name, enrolling it at the Royal Courts of Justice, assisting you with a statutory declaration or arranging a notice in the London Gazette. If you would like assistance with any of the above, please telephone us on 01262 672249 to either obtain a fixed fee price for the additional services you require or to arrange a free 30 minute no-obligation appointment to discuss your needs.
For a free, no obligation quotation call us today on 01262 672249 or click here for our enquiry form.
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