Supportive Will Writing Software

Write Wills,  the easy way with Arken’s Will drafting software, Arken Professional. This intuitive solution guides you through the Will drafting process, for faster, more accurate Wills – ensuring greater productivity, consistency, and error reduction.

 

Drafting English and Welsh Wills, Powers of Attorney, Severance of Joint Tenancy, Expression of Wishes, Advanced Decisions, it has a unique dual screen for a live view of the document so you can quickly check what you have put in.  In-built precedents and controls ensure the time it takes to draft is a fraction of traditional methods.

We’ve Helped 5,800+ Users Draft 7 Million Wills

Complex Drafting Made Easy

Increase Profitability and Productivity

Wills are drafted 10x faster than traditional methods at a low cost per document, re-keying is dramatically reduced and data is transferred. Throughput increases and staff utilisation is maximised.

Minimise
Risk

Consistency of documents is achieved throughout your practice, data is securely stored in the cloud and in-built controls like mandatory fields and password protection, further protect your operation. Content is regularly and seamlessly updated with regulatory change.

Digitise your
Business

Access your drafting anywhere on any machine. Position yourself as a forward thinking organisation to attract the upcoming generations and future proof your business for the digital revolution in this sector.

Delight your
Customers

Deliver a faster client turnaround and offer a comprehensive pack including a client friendly commentary, personalised cover sheets, and additional documents including signing instructions and an assets and liabilities record.

Intelligent
Questionnaire

With our questionnaire to guide you, drafting complex Wills has never been easier. Dramatically speed up the process with incomplete answer alerts, built-in clauses, and dynamic changes.

  • Only asks relevant questions
  • Automatically adapts questions
  • Alerts you to incomplete answers

Automatic
Drafting

As you make choices, your Will, LPA, EOW, or other document automatically updates on a dual-screen, allowing you to review your draft, and the software simultaneously drafts a client-friendly commentary.

  • Automatic real-time drafting
  • Automatic client commentary
  • Controlled editing function

Document
Packs

Offer your clients a comprehensive service with a document pack, including the Will, signing instructions, cover sheet and customised commentary in plain English. Other documents including copy and draft packs, assets and liabilities report, and a download of the questionnaire as completed for this client.

  • Automatic document packs
  • Engrossment, copy & draft packs
  • Customise to match your branding

You’re In Safe,
Supportive Hands

Adopting new technology doesn’t have to be time-consuming or painful. With your very own Customer Success Manager, 50+ how-to videos, monthly training, and expert support through multiple channels, digitising your practice using Arken is easy.

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How much time and money can Arken save you?

How many Wills do you draft per month?

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100
plus

What percentage of Wills are simple wills?

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60%
plus

Using your current drafting methods:

  • Time per simple will

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    30 min
    plus
  • Time per complex will

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    40 min
    plus

What is the annual salary per drafter?

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£35k
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51hrs

Time saved per month

£1101

£ saved per month

£13211

£ saved per year

Testimonials

  • Arken is an absolutely fantastic tool. It is extremely easy to use and has helped our practices in Will drafting to a huge extent. I could not be without it now. I would recommend to any legal specialist looking to invest in Will writing software. Very cost effective too.” 

  • “Arken’s Will Writing Software helps us to effectively manage our precedents, provide a better client experience and unify our processes across our offices. We are also able to draft our documents much faster than before and Arken’s wider toolset has helped us streamline in more areas and create better looking, comprehensive outcomes for our clients.”

  • “We did a careful review of available solutions and chose Arken, as it has a very user-friendly and intuitive user experience, helped us with an improvement in our working practices, introduced time efficiencies and facilitated our ability to standardise our processes and mitigate our risks. The support team at Arken are excellent – very responsive and invested time to understand our needs. We had extensive support before and after going live. Arken is very easy to use, the templates are consistent and we have reliable support.” 

  • “Following a well-planned and successful implementation, we are delighted to see how the Arken software has enabled us to streamline our approach to Will drafting. We are now producing consistent Wills which use uniform clauses across all of our lawyers. The commentary document which complements the drafted Will is extremely helpful to our customers.”

  • “We have been using Arken since it was launched. Other than the fact that it is a superior product when compared to other solutions in the market, the exceptional customer service they provide is the cherry on top. They have an excellent and well thought through product suite which really makes Arken a one stop shop for those specialising in Estate planning/ Private client work. We look forward to more innovations from the great team at Arken”

  • “Arken Professional has significantly improved the speed in which I’m able to produce Wills and associated documents, but without compromising on quality. Saving time re-keying data and ensuring consistency across documents has allowed me to focus on other important areas such as client retention and new business.”

  • “Arken Professional is the superior product in the market. We’ve used other solutions before, but nothing can compare to its quality, efficiency and flexibility.”

  • “I have been using Arken Will writing software for a number of years, and have found it excellent, and easy to use. The support from the office has been exceptional whenever I have needed it, with a quick response and great patience at times. I would certainly recommend the software and also the company without any hesitation.”

  • “The whole team have found the Arken system very easy to use and it is very user friendly. The initial and ongoing support and training provided is excellent. Using the system saves a lot of time on data inputting, especially on the LPA drafting. It produces clear explanatory documents for all our Clients to understand. I would highly recommend the system. 

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Arken Product Suite

Arken provides a suite of products that help organisations in the Wills & Trust industry innovate, digitise and achieve greater efficiency to compete in an ever-changing market.

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Online Wills

Your clients can create their own Wills online in minutes, for a nominated fee

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Professional Wills Scotland

Based in Scotland? Don’t worry! Our comprehensive will writing software is also suitable for Scottish users

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Digital Fact Find

Securely capture and import client data with an automated questionnaire, saving countless admin hours.

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Intestacy Lead Generator

Show potential clients what would happen if they died without a Will

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Integrations & Partnerships

Centralise client data, tools, and documents and automate tasks across systems

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Pricing Tailored
To You

We have pricing plans to suit a range of budgets. Whether you own a small firm or large enterprise, we’re sure you’ll find the perfect solution to suit you.

FAQs

Got a question? See if we’ve answered it below and if not, get in touch! We love helping businesses understand the benefits of Arken.

Our in house Solicitors created and maintain our clauses. Having a maintained and well-written set of clauses reduces the risk of mistakes and saves you time. You can add your own additional clauses to your own clause library and use them as you see fit.

Experienced private client solicitors developed our clauses with input from leading academics and other practitioners. They have been reviewed and refined over 25 years, considering our user feedback. The clauses are regularly updated to take into account law changes and best practice development.

You can create extra paragraphs and save these in the system to put into documents. You can also edit any document using the controlled editing function.

Arken currently creates documents for England and Wales. We do have solutions for other territories like Scotland and Australia. We are working on launching Arken for other jurisdictions. Please get in touch if you require a product for a particular jurisdiction.

England & Wales. Arken.legal also provides Will Writing software for Scotland, this is a separate product. 

Yes. This is a separate product. Contact our sales team to learn more.  

Data is stored on Amazon’s Web Servers, one of the leading Cloud service providers on the market for data security, management, and monitoring. 

All users will receive comprehensive training and support. There are monthly new user training sessions, which are run live, as well as regular complex case conundrum sessions which take clients through different scenarios for Will draftingAdvanced training is also available upon request. 

Arken provides support through its internal support team, who can be contacted via telephone, email or online chat. 9-5, Monday to Friday.  There are also many how-to videos available 24/7  and training courses that can be booked via the website.  You can read more about our support services here. 

Arken’s Will Writing software is available for a monthly fee and is charged for based on the number of documents you would like to produce per month. Please see our pricing page to learn more. 

Clients can have an unlimited number of users; charges are based on the number of documents produced per month. There is no additional charge for additional users to enable you to get all the necessary staff involved to speed up the process. 

Users can create: Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs), Severance of Joint Tenancy (SJTs), Expression of Wishes (EWs), Expression of Wishes to Guardians (EWGs), Advance Decisions (ADs) and General Powers of Attorney (GPAs).

There is a comprehensive customisation section within the tool for you to change the look and feel of your documents and personalise the cover sheet. All your documents will therefore be a consistent look and feel no matter who in the practice drafts them.  
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