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6 November 2020 | Comment | Article by Roman Kubiak TEP

Roman Kubiak writes for The Law Society - Uplifting hourly rates for Court of Protection assessments

In an article for The Law Society, Roman Kubiak, Partner and head of our contested wills, trusts and estates team, looks at the recent decision in the linked cases of PLK & Ors, in which the Senior Courts Costs Office assessed the costs in four cases at 20% above the guideline hourly rates.

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Roman is a partner and head of the contested wills, trusts and estates team. He advises across the whole spectrum of private client litigation, with a particular focus on high value, complex and cross-border disputes including: trust disputes, breach of trust claims and applications to remove trustees; will disputes, particularly those with an international element; claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975; and claims for equitable relief under proprietary estoppel, constructive trusts and resulting trusts.

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