Private Client

Finders International work with solicitors, legal executives, administrators, executors, state & corporate trustees, international lawyers, accountants, and other professional clients around the world.


Locate Missing Beneficiaries

Trace missing heirs upon intestacy or named beneficiaries on testate cases around the world.

No known next of kin?

Research for entitled family undertaken free of charge on Bona Vacantia cases with the administration secured for the instructing client.

Family Tree Verification

An essential best practice service to check all heirs are accounted for to ensure correct distribution.

Court of Protection Research services

We aim to provide efficient and reliable support to Court of Protection teams and Deputies managing P's finances.

Insurances with Aviva

Obtain missing beneficiary insurance, a comfort policy or missing Will cover via Aviva to provide peace of mind and enable a safer distribution of funds.

Administrator Search

If the Deceased has died with no known known family, we can identify a prospective administrator and refer the case back to you firm.

Missing Document Service

Use our services to obtain missing documents to complete your file.

Missing, Dormant & Unclaimed Assets

Search for missing, unknown or forgotten accounts and holdings in the UK and overseas to maximise the estate value.

International Asset Services

Reseals, medallion signature guarantees, share sales and repatriation of estate funds from overseas jurisdictions.

Overseas Bankruptcy Searches

Check against each beneficiary before distributing estate funds to protect the personal representatives.

Call us or complete the online or downloadable form and we’ll get started immediately.

We will assess your case promptly and send you our recommendations.

Not quite sure how to proceed or if we can assist? Get in touch, we are here to help!

What we do

Finders International is best known for tracing missing heirs and identifying lawful and entitled next of kin, having worked with lawyers, banks, deputyship teams. trust companies and state trustees since 1997. We support the legal profession and know our research forms part of a serious legal process that reflects on your firm. Therefore, we will work efficiently and with the best interests of your company, the personal representatives and beneficiaries at all times. Reputation is critical in the probate world and we will safeguard yours as closely as our own. Finders have permanently fully staffed offices in London, Edinburgh and Dublin enabling us to complete searches quickly across multiple jurisdictions. When complex estates need to be dealt with, we have a proven track record of tracing beneficiaries overseas in numerous countries. Our services encompass numerous aspects of estate administration; tracing missing beneficiaries, searching for estate assets, disposing of funds held overseas, dealing with the Deceased’s property and offering insurance cover to enable a safer distribution of funds.  The dedicated team at Finders International are always happy to discuss the unique circumstances of the matter in hand. We are founder members of the International Association of Professional Probate Researchers, which provides regulation and codes of conduct and a complaints procedure for a network of elite international companies only. The IAPPR is one of many respected and recognised organisations we have chosen to belong to, or qualified as members of, to complete an impressive list of accreditations. In an unregulated industry, Finders International is a name to trust.

Additional Services

Will Bank Update

Review your Will bank and renew contact with clients to confirm your records are up to date.

Asset Reunification

If you hold any unclaimed Funds, we can assist with tracing the owners and offer bespoke solutions to suit most requirements.