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Harmans

Costs Lawyers

Band 2UK-wideLitigation Support 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Harmans is a specialist costs firm with offices in London and Essex. The firm enjoys a well-established reputation acting for leading law firms and international clients on high-profile cases, often with a political edge. Its practitioners are praised for their technical prowess and meticulous eye for detail.

Strengths

"They are very strong; very experienced. They've been doing this for many years."

"Harmans are very good at cutting through the rhetoric to navigating a route towards actually resolving a difficult dispute without it costing the client too much. They know when to be robust and firm, and equally when to park the rhetoric and find an outcome. They engage meaningfully and respectfully and navigate contentious issues in a proportional way. Pragmatic, reasonable, knowledgeable, firm when needed."

Notable practitioners

Matthew Harman, a founding partner at the firm, is a key contact.

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