Grant of Probate & Letter of Administration

When a loved one passes on, our team of experienced estate lawyers help families to take care of the deceased’s affairs. The survivors need a grant of probate or letter of administration to have the power and authority to administer the deceased’s estate.

If the deceased left a valid will, the estate would be distributed according to their wishes. The executor(s) named in the will apply to the court for a grant of probate. Once the court has authorised this, the distribution of the assets can take place.

Assets can include money, property, and any other possessions.

If the deceased did not leave a valid will, a spouse, or next of kin could apply to be appointed a personal representative to deal with the estate’s administration. This is known as a grant of letters of administration.

I.R.B Law has helped thousands of clients just like you through the process, ensuring they unlock the assets belonging to the deceased, and distributing them to their lawful beneficiaries. We offer incredibly competitive pricing for both grants of probate and letters of administration whilst maintaining a high service level.

Our lawyers will guide you through your responsibilities regarding wills, probate, and letters of administration. They will explain how you can achieve the best solution through Singapore’s courts to gain legal control of the deceased’s assets.

I.R.B estate lawyers can apply for a grant of probate or letters of administration on your behalf, saving you time and extra stress at what is already a challenging time.

Please, don’t hesitate to get in touch today.

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Our Probate & Letter of Administration Team

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Mohamed Baiross

Founding Partner

Baiross is the managing partner of IRB Law LLP. He is an experienced lawyer with an excellent reputation across a broad selection of practice areas including divorce, insolvency, crime, probate, syariah, and civil litigation.

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Muntaz Binte Zainuddin


Muntaz is a partner in I.R.B. Law and oversees the work of associates as well as manages the firm with the Managing Partner. She holds two degrees from the National University of Singapore.

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Ashwin Ganapathy


Ashwin has a keen passion in criminal defence and contested matrimonial matters. He has gained a reputation for fearlessly fighting for the defence of accused persons in all types of criminal offences.

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Kulvinder Kaur


Kulvinder’s practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation, and matrimonial affairs. She has successfully obtained sole custody and highly favorable access arrangements for her clients (both mothers and fathers).

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Cherie Tan


Cherie’s primary focus is on matrimonial matters where her empathy, sensitivity and patience has won her many cases involving divorce, maintenance and custody. She speaks English, Mandarin and Hokkien.

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Mohammed Shakirin


Mohammed Shakirin graduated from the highly selective Graduate LLB program at the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons). He covers a wide range of legal areas for his clients.

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