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You have an absolute right to change lawyers and they cannot stop you. But they do have a choice about remaining as the independent trustee and if they no longer want to act, they can retire. It is important to have the this third trustee so you will need to replace them. But it's not difficult to do this and change the name on your titles to the property although as you realise there will be some expense. The cost should be born by the firm as to retirement as it is their choice but the replacement will be your cost. You should tell them as it is their choice to retire you want them to pay their part of the costs themselves and you will pay for the appointment of the new trustee