Whether you are acting as a professional deputy assisting a protected party or advising a lay deputy, bSquared costs law can help you to achieve maximum costs recovery.

We regularly submit bills for assessment in all types of Court of Protection matters and pride ourselves on knowing what the Costs Officers of the Senior Courts Costs Office (SCCO) look for when assessing bills.

This knowledge qualifies us to assist you following assessment: We will evaluate your result and advise you on whether the outcome was successful, or whether we think you should pursue an appeal for a better result.

Following the implementation of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, cases relating to the Court of Protection are growing in both size and complexity – it is vital that you and your clients receive fair and just remuneration for your important work.

Court of Protection costs recovery specialists

On average, we submit over 500 bills per year for assessment including:-

  • Annual general management costs
  • Application to appoint a deputy (pre-order costs)
  • Statutory will application costs
  • Applications to make gifts
  • Trustee Act 1925 application costs
  • Any other matter requiring an assessment of costs by the Court of Protection section at the SCCO

Your account will be handled by experts in Court of Protection costs recovery and you will be designated a direct contact for any queries that arise during the costs recovery process.