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Who are we?

Delivering costs expertise on demand

Our expertise and use of knowledge underpins our whole business. We have several experienced costs teams comprising 38 lawyers at all levels of expertise including Solicitors, Costs Lawyers, Legal Executives and paralegals. Our lawyers specialise across the complete spectrum of skill sets required to offer a full costs service, whether acting for the paying party or receiving party. Our qualified Costs Lawyers alone have over  200 years combined costs experience ensuring our specialised expertise is at the heart of what we deliver. We have a  dedicated ‘Knowledge Management’ lawyer  ensuring we share and organise knowledge in the most efficient way and are always up to date with the latest developments. This provides us with the resources to offer a complete service and handle large volumes as well as complex claims.

How can we help you?

We are committed to deliver the right costs support at the right time. Whether it’s before the damages aspect of the underlying claim is resolved or after the damages are settled, we have the appropriate expertise to support handlers and lawyers. With dedicated costs teams specialising in paying party, receiving party and complex claims we support our clients with our costs expertise by being on hand to advise on all aspects of costs litigation, drafting points of dispute and replies in relation to bills of costs, drafting and objecting to costs budgets and attending various types of costs hearings and costs case management conferences. We  regularly assume conduct of costs proceedings, dealing with all aspect of the negotiation process and have the expertise to conclude matters ‘cradle to grave’.

Explore the Claims Solutions Group:

Claims Solutions Group

“The Cost Team at DAC are leaders in their field. Strong leadership drives forward an impressive spectrum of costs work, from strategic initiatives to fixed cost arguments.”
Erica Bedford, Barrister from Kings Chambers

“The team at DAC Beachcroft are a pleasure to work for. They identify the key points every time, their analysis is spot on and they are always at the top of their game”
Jamie Carpenter, Barrister from Hailsham Chambers

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Our Lawyers - George Aubrey

George Aubrey

Advocate Bristol

George is an advocate in our specialist advocacy service, 8 DAC Beachcroft…

Our Lawyers - Camilla Bonifai

Camilla Bonifai

Advocate Manchester

Camilla is an advocate in our specialist advocacy service, 8 DAC…

Our Lawyers - Adam Burrell

Adam Burrell

Partner - Head of Costs Birmingham

Adam is a partner and head of the costs product with overall…

Our Lawyers - Vlora Smedley

Vlora Smedley

Barrister Birmingham

Vlora is a Barrister in our specialist advocacy service, 8 DAC Beachcroft…

Our Lawyers - Michelle Walton

Michelle Walton

Barrister Manchester

Michelle is a Barrister in our specialist advocacy service,  8 DAC…


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