Costs Lawyers Department


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What the team is known for Harmans is a specialist cost firm with offices in Essex and London. The firm enjoys especially strong praise for its deep expertise in the personal injury space.

Strengths"I cannot fault their bills - the attention to detail is excellent. It's rare to have any need to make changes - they are incredibly thorough at making sure everything is included and provide clear advice on negotiations. I trust them completely."

Notable practitioners

Matthew Harman leverages his three decades of experience to work closely with law firms in finding effective solutions to clients' cost law issues. Experienced in a broad range of matters, he is also former chair and president of the Association of Costs Lawyers.

Sources say: "He is a brilliant person to have at cost hearings. An excellent negotiator - when number crunching at a negotiation, get him to do it. When negotiating settlements, he takes a pragmatic view and that's why I continue to use him. He's a jolly nice chap and a pleasure to work with. "