Laurelo Wins Probate Provider of the Year (South) Award

Family owned Probate specialists honoured at the British Wills and Probate Awards

Specialist probate company Laurelo has been announced as the winner of ‘Probate Provider of the Year’ for the southern UK region at the fifth annual British Wills and Probate Awards in Birmingham. The award is a huge milestone for the close knit, family-run firm, and testament to the outstanding levels of service and person-centred customer care they provide to clients.

Laurelo Founder & CEO Michael Roughan said: “To have been shortlisted alongside such renowned companies as Kings Court Trust and Thomson Snell & Passmore LLP was an honour, but to win our category is an incredible accolade. The fact that our team’s unique qualities, professionalism and dedication have been recognised at a national level by highly respected peers in the industry is overwhelming. We’d like to thank everyone at the British Wills and Probate Awards, and Today’s Media for considering us worthy of such a prestigious prize.”

In the Probate Provider of the Year (South) category, nominees were assessed on a wide range of criteria from providing probate services, support and benefits to clients and strategic partners, to improving efficiency, reducing costs, and showing a flair for innovative service development.

On presenting the award, the judging panel described Laurelo as: “A great team with a heart, good business acumen and a desire to innovate.”

About Laurelo

Founded in 2013, Laurelo offers a unique face-to-face service helping those grieving through the probate journey and estate administration process. Our specialist case managers are experts at dealing with probate paperwork and processes as well as advising and supporting families and individuals at what can be a very difficult time. With a large network of professional partners and years of experience, Laurelo have become one of the premier National probate service providers.


About the British Wills and Probate Awards

In it’s fifth year, The annual British Wills and Probate Awards celebrate the very best of wills and probate service providers across the nation. For nominations to be considered, companies must demonstrate exceptionally high standards across all areas of their business. With such exacting requirements and exceptional shortlists, winning one of these coveted awards is a huge achievement for any probate company.

Laurelo Media Contact

Name: Emma Knewstub

Company: Magnificent Stuff


Tel: 07834 760627

Awarding Organization

British Wills and Probate Awards:


Tel: 0330 1000 839


If you are already working with Laurelo, this win adds further testament and credibility to your offering. Working with industry leading and award winning partners to deliver outstanding care for families.

If you would like to work with Laurelo by offering Probate Administration as added value to your service offering please contact us on: 0203 058 2329

You can find out more about our professional partners here, or if you’d like to speak to someone about working together, please get in touch with our Laurelo team for an informal chat.



This article is intended to provide information only and does not constitute legal advice. We do not accept any responsibility for any omission or loss as a result of this article.








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Patrick and Phillipa Vickery (Executor)

"When you lose a parent it’s an emotionally challenging time. Finding people to genuinely help with the mountain of subsequent issues is not easy. We dealt with Laurelo who took care of our Probate. Communicative and easy to talk to, Laurelo took away a bunch of stress and handled a complex estate excellently. I have no doubt that his experience has saved my family a significant tax burden."

C Hardman (Executor)

"Well informed, helpful and efficient throughout the whole probate journey. I was particularly impressed by the speed of response when I had questions"

V Garner (Executor)

"Thank you for dealing with the probate so efficiently. I would not hesitate to recommend your services in the future."

J Jackson (Executor)

"It has been my absolute pleasure to have met Michael and for him to act on my behalf, a wonderful, professional,  caring person whose services I would recommend to anyone."

Peter Nash/Paula Cranmer (Executors)

"I would recommend Laurelo to anyone who needs good and sensible advice about the probate process at a very reasonable price."

A Wilson (Executor)

"I wouldn't hesitate in recommending Laurelo in what, at the outset felt like a daunting task, but in reality once explained to us and the burden of completing the forms taken away and completed by a professional the process was seamless."

Lorri Turner Senior Manager (Herongate Wood)

“I have always found Michael at Laurelo to be engaging, honest and supportive of the customers needs. The offer of a home visit to see clients within their own familiar surroundings further supports this. I have no difficulty in recommending their services."

G Perrett Will Protect Ltd & Executor

“Michael's professionalism and knowledge of every aspect of probate is only matched by his sensitivity and patience. He instinctively knows what to say and when to say it and I am so grateful to him for helping me navigate the most difficult period of my life so far safe in the knowledge that I could simply "park" this part of the process and leave it with him to "sort out"."

K Whittle (Executor)

“They provided a professional and emphatic approach and took all the stress away from dealing with probate. Filing the forms very promptly and the whole process was dealt with in just over a month. I would highly recommend and I again thank them for their help."

Mr. A Browne (Executor)

The pricing point is good and in line with a few others, we found however for the service we received I do not think we could have put a price on it.

We would wholeheartedly recommend Michael and his team."

John F Smith (Executor)

“I was most satisfied with the service he provided, and his gentle and considerate manner was most comforting at a difficult time in my life."

Robert Evans (Executor)

“I just wanted to express my sincere thanks to Michael for the way in which he managed the probate arrangements at what was a very difficult time for myself and the family. Whilst always professional and efficient he was very sensitive and supportive - explaining things clearly and making the whole process (which was totally new to us) that much more straightforward. It took a load off our minds and he progressed things really quickly Thank you"

Here at Laurelo, we're committed to our clients and their path to probate

Here at Laurelo, we're committed to our clients and their path to probate