About us

Founded in 1965, we provide a range of expert services that cover every aspect of probate and estate administration. Legal professionals turn to us because they know that we can be trusted to take care of their challenges professionally and competently.

A commitment to clarity runs through everything we do and helps us to deliver the best possible service. So while the areas in which we operate may be complex, our fees are transparent and fixed, our processes straightforward and our reporting unambiguous.

And because we work on your behalf, you can rely on us to maintain the highest possible standards and uphold your valued business relationships. Your clients will always remain your clients – we’ll simply be there for you when you need our help.

A commitment to quality

We’re proud to have held the Investors in People accreditation for over 10 years and have also gained the British Standards Institute total quality standard. And while these credentials underline our professionalism, our focus is on resolving your estate administration challenges so that you can process your clients’ cases quickly and with confidence.

Our pricing ethos – fixed, fair, transparent

The legal sector is evolving. Clients are increasingly looking for fixed fee services and legal firms are adapting to cater for this demand. We understand that this means that we need to adapt the way in which we offer our services as well, which is why we offer our services on a fixed fee basis wherever possible.

Our experts are your assets

As an established business with trusted contacts and specialist partners both at home and abroad, we know just where to look to find the information and the people you need. Ours is the last word in locating heirs, with no costly comebacks or complications, guaranteed. In fact, our thorough approach to every task ensures that you’re always compliant and covered.

  • Tom Curran

    CEO

    Tom’s involvement with Title Research goes all the way back to our inception, having purchased the business in 1998 from its founder. He has since led us to become one of the world’s most respected genealogical research companies. Tom has also played a key role in expanding the number of services we can offer to our clients, providing market-leading support to legal professionals both domestically and overseas.

  • Andrea Pierce

    Technical and Legal Director

    Andrea has over 15 years of experience in the estate administration and probate sector. With a wealth of technical knowledge to draw from and having been involved in thousands of estates, Andrea has overall responsibility for the delivery of client services. She is a member of STEP and has sat on numerous advisory committees to help share knowledge and promote professionalism within the legal sector.

  • Simon Barber

    Operations Manager

    Simon has worked for Title Research for 14 years and is one of our most experienced genealogical specialists. As well as working on some of our most complex cases, Simon leads our team of genealogical and asset repatriation specialists. Having worked on thousands of estates during his career, Simon is regularly asked to speak at industry events across the country.

  • Sonia Arancio

    Client Services Manager

    Sonia manages our client services team. Often the first port of call for legal professionals seeking our specialist advice, her team speak to thousands of clients every year and are experts in identifying the most cost effective way of helping firms to mitigate potential problems with estate administration and asset distribution.

  • Anthony Allsopp

    Regional Sales Manager

    Anthony is a Regional Sales Manager and point of contact for private client practices in the south. He offers expert support and guidance on our extensive range of legal support services which aid the Probate and Estate Administration process.

  • Selene Gimblett

    Client Services Adviser

    Selene is part of our client services team, providing guidance to legal professionals seeking our specialist advice. On a daily basis Selene identifies the most cost effective way of helping firms to mitigate potential problems with estate administration and asset distribution.

  • Andrew Miller

    Regional Sales Manager

    Andrew is a long standing and valued member of the team as a Regional Sales Manager. He offers expert support and guidance on our extensive range of legal support services which aid the Probate and Estate Administration process. Andrew is our contact for private client practices in the north but also supports our international clients.