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Finders International Probate Genealogists
Finders are one of the world’s leading firms of international probate genealogists. We trace missing heirs and next of kin for Lawyers, Corporate & State Trustees, Councils, Administrators, Executors, Hospitals, Coroners & others needing to identify and locate beneficiaries to estates, funds and assets worldwide.

Deputyship Development Days


Following on from our first two events, we are pleased to announce that Finders International is to stage its third Development Day in York on Thursday 1st March at the Hilton Hotel, York.

These highly popular events are aimed at Deputyship teams in the public sector by bringing them together in a neutral setting, and giving staff time to reflect on their roles and network with other authorities carrying out a similar role. There will also be a number of professional deputies from the private sector in attendance. The agenda will be available in the new year once we have confirmed all speakers.

The free event will feature speakers on a wide range of topics, relevant to all who manage client finances, with lunch and refreshments provided. David Lockwood, an ex-local authority Deputy now working as Public Sector Development Manager for Finders International said “We aim to support local authorities where staff are often working in isolation with little support or understanding of their role”, he continued, “it’s vital that they have the chance to come together and discuss the issues that affect them all”.

Each authority can nominate two delegates plus a reserve. This can be done by completing our online registration form.

We look forward to seeing delegates in the spring.

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Delegate Feedback:

“On days like today I get to meet with other councils for a little bit of verification about what processes are, what their processes are – learning more about how I could do things a little bit better.” Public Authority Employee

“The feedback I’ve had since doing the talk is that its given everybody something to think about, and to approach the court to see if they can make claims.“ Paul Cruickshanks, Court of Protection Costs Manager

“Today has been very informative…lots of information I wouldn’t have got anywhere else…doing our job is quite unusual, quite specialist, so it’s rare to find other people who do the same job as you do.” Public Authority Employee

“First and foremost the networking…we can meet people from local authorities we might not have liaised with previously.” Michael Culver, Partner at Bolt Burdon Solicitors