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Court of Protection

We provide a comprehensive and professional service for Court of Protection teams, removing all of the cost burdens while achieving maximum costs recovery within minimal recovery times.

We are renowned for our attention to detail, our proactive approach to costs and our ability to give early advice and evaluation. Our draftsmen are highly experienced in preparing bills of costs and bundles for provisional assessments on Court of Protection matters.

Services we offer our Court of Protection clients;-

  • Bill of Costs for detailed assessment
  • Costs seminars
  • Solicitor’s Act Assessments.

Head of Court of Protection

Andrew Bennetts

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Andrew joined Johnson & Johnson in March 2001 having previously worked in-house dealing with costs for a Legal 500 law firm. Johnson & Johnson joined the Kain Knight Group towards the end of 2014. Andrew is the Office Manager for the St Austell office. Andrew became an Associate of Law Costs Draftsmen in 2002, becoming a Fellow in 2004 and qualified as one of the first Costs Lawyers of the Association of Costs Lawyers with rights of audience in September 2007. He became an Accredited Mediator in April 2015. Andrew acts for Claimants and Defendants dealing with professional and clinical negligence disputes as well as commercial and personal injury claims. Andrew also has experience in complex Arbitration Act cases, Inheritance Act cases, Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees cases, Court of Protection, costs out of Central funds and in respect of Civil and Criminal Legal Aid. He is an experienced advocate having represented clients in High Court, County Court and SCCO costs proceedings as well as in shipping arbitrations and in the Lands Tribunal. He has been engaged in the preparation of Form H Costs Budgets, their negotiation and also attending Costs Case Management hearings.

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