Costs Litigation

"Richard Wilcock is a key name at Exchange Chambers for costs and is known for representing the NHS in high-profile costs matters."

The Legal 500 2018/19

We offer specialist advice and representation in relation to all contentious and non-contentious costs disputes for a range of clients.

Our barristers regularly appear in all level of courts dealing with provisional and detailed assessments, interlocutory costs matters, fixed costs disputes, costs budgeting and costs appeals.

We provide advice & representation to both paying and receiving parties and are instructed by solicitors, costs draftsman, public bodies (e.g. NHS Resolution) and funding insurers.

Our head of costs, Richard Wilcock, has been instructed in a number of high profile costs cases in the last few years including Merrix v Burton Hospitals, Murrells v Cambridgeshire & McMenemy v Peterborough.

We specifically advise & represent clients in the following areas:

  • Costs budgeting
  • Detailed Assessments
  • Fixed costs disputes
  • Non party costs orders
  • Misconduct
  • Exceptions to QOCS
  • Costs Appeals
  • Funding
  • Retainers
  • ATE Insurance/additional liabilities
  • Solicitor & Client Assessments

The Team