Appeals from the Court of Protection

Costs Of Appeals From The Court Of Protection

Whilst the normal rule in welfare cases in the Court of Protection is that there should be no order as to costs, this does not apply to appeals from the Court of Protection which are governed by CPR Part 44: Cheshire West v P [2011] EWCA Civ 1333.

Guideline Hourly Rates

Hourly Rates In Court Of Protection (And Other) Cases

In our article How Relevant Is The SCCO Guide To Hourly Rates we looked at three cases in which two High Court Judges and the Senior Costs Judge independently commented on the passage of time since the guideline rates were last updated in 2010 and, consequentially, their relevance on detailed and summary assessments being conducted in 2020.