Local authorities

Without the experience of an in-house costs negotiator the drain on resources can be demanding.  By employing Neil Clifford & Co., you can be assured of an experienced, reliable and professional costs service, including:

  • Advice at outset of litigation and on file management
  • Advising upon choice of external solicitors and negotiations with them as to funding and the budgeting of costs
  • Advice on recoverability of in-house costs, notwithstanding the possible presence of external solicitors on record
  • Preparation of costs estimates required during the course of litigation
  • Final bill of costs preparation and serving
  • Dealing with points of dispute, replies, Part 47 Offers and Counter Offers
  • Lodging papers at Court
  • Attending detailed Assessment Hearings
  • Calculating amounts due and interest, following detailed assessment hearing