Specialist Barristers dealing with Costs

3PB’s Costs team offer specialist expertise across all issues relating to legal costs, both before and after the making of relevant costs orders, and across the full range of litigation the comes before civil courts and tribunals.

Members regularly attend the SCCO and the County Courts on both Detailed Assessment and Interlocutory Hearings relating to costs, as well as advising clients in writing and conference.

We cover a wide range of issues relating to costs, including:

  • Advocacy and advice in all forms of inter partes costs disputes
  • Costs budgeting, including attending Costs and Case Management Conferences (CCMCs)
  • Security for costs
  • Applications for costs orders, including wasted costs orders and non-party costs orders
  • Appeals against interim and final costs orders
  • Inter partes and trustee costs
  • Applications to disapply Qualified One-Way Costs protection (QOCS)
  • Advising on the costs of appeals in the High Court and the Court of Appeal
  • Non-contentious advisory work
  • Applications to set aside Default Costs Certificates
  • Advising on and drafting Points of Dispute and Replies
  • Representation at summary and detailed assessment of costs hearings
  • Solicitor and client costs (including assessments under the Solicitors Act 1974).

For more information please call 0330 332 2633 or email us.

Matthew Gullick 560x670

Head of Costs Team

Mathew Gullick KC

Telephone: 020 7583 8055

Edward Holdstock 560x670 1

Senior Practice Manager

Edward Holdstock

Telephone: 01962 868 884

David Snook 560x670

Practice Director

David Snook

Telephone: 01865 793 736