Richard Allin

  • DEPT: Probate, Estate Admin. Wills & Trusts.
  • OFFICE: Barnstaple
Richard Allin


After university Richard trained locally before qualifying in 2009. Richard is a member of STEP (Society for Trust and Estate Practitioners), a specialist qualification in his field of work.

Richard concentrates now on Wills, Probate, Trust administration and General Private Client matters. He has experience in a range of different areas and this includes dealing with small Estates to more complicated matters involving the payment of Inheritance Tax and dealing with Charitable beneficiaries. In general private client matters, he undertakes the drafting of Wills, the preparation and registration of Lasting Powers of Attorney, he deals with applications to the Court of Protection for the appointment of a Deputy and also the preparation of Statutory Wills for persons lacking the capacity to make a Will themselves.

Richard grew up in North Devon and remains involved in local sports clubs and enjoys spending his spare time with his young family.

Lexcel - Law Society Accredited
Certainity - The National Will Register


"Richard Allin was excellent. His care, thoughtfulness and empathy for a lady of 88 years is to be congratulated"

"I thought the whole matter was dealt with sympathetically, promptly, and advise was exceptional. All involved were very friendly, patient and helpful.. Thank you for your straightforward advise and clear explanations."

"On speaking directly with Richard Allin he kept us informed throughout the Probate Service and indeed the process has gone more smoothly and in shorter timescales than we expected."

"We received outstanding service at an extremely difficult time. Richard went above and beyond to make the process as straightforward as possible, particularly for my elderly mother. Many, many thanks."



The Probate & Estate Admin Team ...

Donna McNulty

Justin Wallace

Michelle Williams

Rebecca Chappell

Richard Allin