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Our expert costs team provides an efficient, value for money service, to both internal and external clients. We offer a full costs service at all stages, including dealing with costs between parties, costs recovery and also ongoing costs such as budgeting, case management and the preparation of schedules for hearings.

Our team has a wealth of specialist experience in all areas of costs from preparing points of dispute, to drafting bills of costs through to negotiations and advocacy. We are always on hand to provide expert advice on all areas of costs as it is needed. We can also provide specialist costs training tailored to meet your requirements.

What we do...

  • Costs strategy - our team has extensive experience in providing strategic advice and auditing on the costs of personal injury work across EL/PL, Motor, Health & Disease cases as well as dealing with professional risk & commercial cases.
  • Costs management – including preparation and negotiation of Precedent H and attendance and advocacy at CCMC’s.
  • Costs assessment - advice on liability and quantum of costs, negotiation of costs and preparation of costs pleadings. We also provide costs advocacy, including attendance at application hearings and detailed assessment hearings.
  • Costs recovery – including advising on Statement of Costs, Bill of Cost, replies to Points of Dispute and attendance at detailed assessment hearings.

Related resources

Legal updates

Extending the scope of fixed recoverable costs: Ministry of Justice consultation

In March 2019, the Ministry of Justice launched a formal consultation (which came to an end on 6 June 2019) aimed at extending the use of fixed recoverable costs in civil claims.


Legal updates

Various Claimants v Giambrone and Law and Others Defendants and AIG Europe Limited 2019

On 11 January 2019 Mr Justice Foskett provided his judgment in respect of an application for non-party costs pursuant to section 51 of the Senior Courts Act 1981 against AIG.


Legal updates

Is the general insurance industry (price) walking to its doom?

Last month the FCA announced that a market study on general insurance pricing practices was “needed”, and published its terms of reference (‘ToR’) for such study.



Applying QOCS protection in a claim for personal injury and something else

In The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis v Brown [2018], the High Court ruled that a Circuit Judge was wrong to automatically apply QOCS protection to a claim for misuse of data which also included a claim for personal injury.


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