Professional Deputies & Costs - A Guide for Private Client Practitioners
Acting as a professional deputy is a rewarding position and if done correctly can also be profitable for your firm. However, many practitioners are put off when they submit their bill for costs and this is knocked down significantly by the SCCO.
This new course is aimed at any firm offering this service, and will provide up to date information on how the fees system works, current rules and regulations and analysis of the case law surrounding costing.
We will then consider the practical application of these rules, and how to set out your files to enable the most cost effective management for you.
We will also consider the new OPG forms and the practicalities of these, and problems that can arise if your fees increase for an unpredictable reason.
What You Will Learn
This course will cover the following:
- An overview of the current structure for billing
- Current allowances for costs in the Court of Protection
- Up to date case law on costing
- SCCO guidelines
- Practical tips on drafting
- How to lay out your files in a cost effective manner
- Completing your OPG forms
9:30am - 5:15pm
Please let us know if you wish to be notified when new dates are added for this programme