Elite Law CostS Drafting Response to COVID-19
We continue to follow government guidance regarding the pandemic. Most of our staff will be working from home and the preference is for contact by email. We are still able to collect files via courier or receive them electronically. If you have any issues contacting us please email firstname.lastname@example.org. We appreciate your understanding and hope you stay safe and well
Your dedicated draftsman will ensure that they understand your individual approach to litigation to enable effective planning and ensure accuracy, whilst working to strict deadlines during the costs management process.
We offer a full costs budgeting and management service which incorporates:
- Preparation of costs to date and projected budgets.
- Consideration and advice on opponents’ budgets in conjunction with your own views.
- Advocacy at any costs management stage which requires costs imput by one of our Costs Lawyers.
We offer a range of cost effective payment solutions for the costs budgeting process which will enable you to manage the cost to your firm and ensure that you meet your obligations under the costs management and budgeting rules.
Bill & Negotiate
Our experienced Cost Drafting Team will prepare a Bill of costs for submission to the third party within ten working days for fast track matters and fifteen days working days on multi track matters up to a bill value of £100,000. Your file is then passed to our Negotiation Team who will take over conduct of the file and thereafter undertake the necessary procedures to conclude your claim for costs. Our Negotiations Team will ensure that regular updates are provided to you with regard to the progress of each case. They will also provide the necessary advice and guidance with regard to acceptance of offers from the payaing party or alternative available methods to bring the matter to a satisfactory conclusion. Where we have negotiated a settlement on your behalf, if this is not paid within 21 days you agree to return the file to Elite within 7 days, we will prepare and serve appropriate applications in order to recover the costs agreed on your behalf. Elite will charge the payng party for this service, however you will pay this fee as a disbursement.
Bill & Return
Our experienced Cost Drafting Team will prepare a Bill of costs for you withing ten working days of receipt of the file and all required documentation. The Bill will be sent to you via email. In addition we will also provide all necessary documentation for service including copy vouchers and completed N252.
Drafting of Part 8 Proceedings
Our litigation department will prepare all Part 8 Proceedings in accordance with the relevant CPR and Practice Directions applicable. The completed Proceedings will be sent to you via email for endorsement and service with all relevant documentation.
Drafting of Points of Reply
Our experienced Cost Drafting Team will prepare Points of Reply once in receipr of the paying parties Points of Dispute subject to your instructions.
Schedule & Negotiate
We will prepare a Schedule of Costs for submission to you for approval within five working days of receipt. Once approved we will commence negotiations undertaking the necessary procedures to conclude your claim for costs as quickly as possible.
Form 1 Statement of Costs
Our experienced Cost Drafting Team will prepare a Statement of Costs and return your file to you within 5 working days of receipt of your full file of papers.
What Our Clients Say About Us
I write to confirm that I am delighted with the costs service on our clinical negligence files. Please pass on our thanks to your team for their excellent and prompt responses.
Many thanks for your help. I have been most impressed! All of my future bills will be forwarded to your firm, you understand my way of working!
Thanks for all of your hard work on this one it’s a great result on a nightmare case.
Wow, that’s quite a bit more! Thanks very much, great result.
Elite have made a noticeable difference to our profitability with an average increase of £600 per file.
Nice one. You have delivered again for me.
A dedicated Costs Draftsman will work closely with you to ensure that the best approach is taken to fully recoup what is rightfully owed. The is facilitated by the latest infrastructure. We have the ability to log on to your database which will streamline and ensure a quicker drafting process with management reporting whenever required.
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Why choose Elite law cost drafting ltd?
Over 20 years in the legal costs industry
Wealth of experience
Dedicated draftsman dealing with your case throughout
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