Costs Recovery

Legal Studio has extensive experience in Costs issues

Costs law comes into play in many areas, including compliance, procedure, risk management, disputes and preparation in relation to solicitors’ costs and litigation funding. Legal Studio can assist you in these matters.

Our experience includes, but is not limited to:
  • General advice on legal costs;
  • Bill and schedule drafting;
  • Budget drafting;
  • Negotiating recovery of legal costs;
  • Negotiating settlement of adverse cost claims;
  • Dealing with all aspects of interlocutory cost applications (including hearings); and
  • Drafting points of dispute and points of replies.

COMMON CLAIMS CAN INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Conducting joint meetings and round table meetings;
  • Costs management;
  • Drafting joint memorandums;
  • Cost Arbitration;
  • Recovering costs;
  • Negotiating settlements;
  • Attending cost hearings (including CCMCs, preliminary hearings, detailed assessments); and
  • Providing technical and practical cost advice throughout the detailed assessment process.

 

LEGAL STUDIO WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Understand your situation and decide on the next steps in achieving your objectives;
  • Draft documents that you require;
  • Consider the other party’s budget;
  • Monitoring costs incurred;
  • Aim to avoid court proceedings if necessary;
  • Negotiate settlements;
  • Assist with the document filing, litigation, representation appeals and explaining duties;
  • Help with the arbitration of your case; and
  • Attend hearings.