Alice Dobbie

Call 2007

"Alice is extremely focused and organised with fantastic attention to detail. She really focuses her mind on the case she is working on and compiles sound and robust advice, and she is particularly good when considering fundamental dishonesty and has strategic ways of investigating and combatting such issues."

The Legal 500, 2024
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Costs Litigation

Alice is instructed in cases where complex costs issues arise, particularly where there are multiple Defendants and disputes over costs because of subsidiary liabilities, disapplication of QOCS, and the possible impact of fraud on costs assessments.

She regularly conducts the most complex of Costs and Case Management Hearings for multi-track cases and advises on Part 36 offers and consequences. Alice also represents Defendants in detailed costs assessments before Costs Judges.

Costs Cases

The Estate of a Deceased Person v J (2020) Liverpool County Court: acted for Defendant in high value, multi-day detailed costs assessment. Following substantial gains for the Defendant (the paying party) in the first day of the hearing, the rest of the costs bill was successfully negotiated out of court at a substantial reduction.