The firm has a wide range of experience on all aspects of legal costs.  In all cases we advise on timetable and provide an estimate of charges within 24 hours of an enquiry or instruction.

Our standard charging rates are £90.00 to £185.00 per hour depending on the size and complexity of the case.  The preparation of bills of costs can also be charged at 6.5% of the profit costs as drawn.

The following services are offered:

Costs Management

Advising on costs budgeting and costs management procedures and requirements

Assisting in the preparation of costs budgets and raising objections in respect of an opponent's costs budget

Advocacy at hearings to miximise our clients' costs budget position

Monitoring and reporting on costs budgets and preparing revisions when needed

Dealing with all costs budgeting issues that may arise during the currency of a case

Costs Recovery

The prompt preparation of detailed and accurate bills of costs

Preparation of statements of costs for summary assessment

Drafting replies to points of dispute

Conducting negotiations

Advocacy at detailed assessment hearings

Opposing Claims for Costs

Advising on costs presented by way of both schedules of costs and bills of costs

Drafting points of dispute

Conducting negotiations

Advocacy in detailed assessment hearings

Other Services

Providing advice and assistance on solicitor and client matters including preparing narratives and time breakdowns

Dealing with costs in probate and court of protection matters

The recovery of costs in criminal proceedings

General advice on all aspects of legal costs by telephone and e-mail

Conducting seminars and training