Case (Remuneration of deputy). Riddle v Parker Rhodes Hickmott Solicitors [2022] EWCOP 18

— The professional, non-legally-qualified deputy argued that the volume of work, given the size and complexity of the estate, would not adequately be met by the limited local authority rates set out in PD 19B. The court dismissed his appeal, noting that costs which run close to or even exceed the fixed fees constraint do not necessarily establish a basis for an SCCO assessment.
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