Legal Costs Negotiators

legal costs negotiationsNegotiating legal costs is a subtle skill that can often take years of experience to develop. We have an experienced team of legal costs negotiators who have honed their skills over a number years, whilst dealing with an array of matters ranging from run of the mill road traffic accident claims to large and complex catastrophic injury matters.

We undertake negotiations on behalf of both Paying and Receiving Parties and provide tailored advice to clients based on comprehensive, item by item risk assessments. When acting for Receiving Parties, our approach is to push for favourable settlements for our clients at an early stage of the assessment process in order to facilitate early payment and benefit cashflow.

We adopt a realistic as opposed to pessimistic approach to our risk assessments and settlement advice. Our clients are kept fully informed of all material developments during the negotiation process. They are also provided with tactical advice and recommendations in relation to Part 36 and/or Calderbank offers.

Many of our clients prefer a hands-on approach to the negotiation process and prefer to be fully involved whereas others prefer to take a back seat and have limited involvement. Whichever approach you prefer, you can rest assured that our team of legal costs negotiators will be able to adapt as appropriate and cater to your needs.

How Our Legal Costs Negotiators Can Help

Whether you are a Paying Party or a Receiving Party, you can rely on our team of highly experienced legal costs experts to secure the best possible negotiated settlement for you.

If you are a Paying Party that has been served with a Bill of Costs, we will successfully identify and challenge costs that are either unreasonably incurred, excessive or are not reasonably recoverable between the parties. If you are a Receiving Party, we will seek to justify each aspect of your Bill of Costs and adopt the necessary approach to both maximise your costs entitlement and facilitate payment as early as possible.

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Call 0800 086 2929, email info@elitelawsolicitors.co.uk or complete our Free Online Enquiry Form to arrange a free, no-obligation discussion with one of our expert legal costs negotiators.

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John Mistri

Senior Partner, Costs
Lawyer & Mediator
Legal Costs

“John has been a valuable asset to us on some of our very large and complex litigation with substantial cost implications. He is very much part of the legal team and is quick to get to grips with the legal and procedural issues, which underpin his work relating to costs. He is also alive to the wider commercial considerations in dealing with these issues. He is also a pleasure to work with on a personal level. I would highly recommend him.”

Imogen Randall, Senior Associate, Freeths

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