Jackson Reforms Part 2

Jackson Reforms Part 2

Many legal practitioners have awaited the final report of Lord Justice Jackson on Civil Justice Reform. The proposals originally canvassed have not been implemented and allow for recovery of reasonable costs in higher value work. Some comfort may be had, that Brexit...
Trainees need to get to grips with Costs

Trainees need to get to grips with Costs

Law students have little or no exposure to the issue of who ends up paying lawyers, but remuneration is just important to a firm as it is to a Client. Most Legal Practice Course providers will only cover the area of Costs briefly, some text books providing as little...
The Unintended Cost of Instructing a Cost Draftsman

The Unintended Cost of Instructing a Cost Draftsman

Many firms will at some stage have used or considered using the services of an external cost drafting company to assist them in the recovery of their costs: Traditionally the file of papers would have been dispatched to their preferred suppliers who would undertake...

Gina Simpson, Solicitor, ACSL Limited

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Services

Services

Alternative Costs provide a complete costs drafting service to remove the headache from our clients in dealing with costs recovery.  We have a wealth of experience in both receiving & paying party cases. Our prompt, efficient and confidential service, matched with...

Gary Place, Tickle Hall Cross Solicitors

‘Alternative Costs have dealt with our costs matters for some time now. Files are collected promptly and scheduled out quickly. Offers on costs are communicated over the telephone usually within 14 days. I have always found the service to be very efficient and...

Andrew Mayall, Partner, Smith & Graham

‘Smith and Graham have instructed Paul Mullin at Alternative Costs for several years. His service levels and results have had a positive impact on fee income and we would happily recommend him’   – Andrew Mayall, Partner, Smith &...

Peter Gibson, Partner, Coles Solicitors

From taking over Coles Solicitors in September 2006, I needed a young enthusiastic capable and professional pair of hands to take away the headache of costs, leaving me free to run my firm, grow my business and earn fees. I am pleased to say Paul and his team at...

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