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Masters Legal Costs Services

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What the team is known for

Masters Legal Costs Services is a well-respected costs firm based in London. The firm has a strong track record in high-end commercial as well as HNW media-related litigation, and is a prominent fixture on financial services matters.


"In terms of knowledge, sophistication and reliability, they are very well respected in industry."

"The team are very responsive, they really know their stuff and they make life easy for us - have always been happy with the finished result."

Work highlights

Acted in the successful recovery of costs by mediation and detailed assessment for over 350 claimants in the Mirror Group Newspapers Hacking Litigation and the Telephone Voicemail Interception Litigation against News Group Newspapers, recovering fees in the region of £40 million to date.

Notable practitioners

Senior managing partner Philip Daval-Bowden is a key contact based in the firm's Grand Cayman office.

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Masters has extensive experience in dealing with legal costs issues arising in numerous jurisdictions, including in relation to significant global litigation spanning multiple territories.

In addition to dealing with the recovery and opposition of significant costs claims in many jurisdictions, Masters advises in relation to costs issues that can arise in substantive litigation, including in relation to the obtaining of security for costs and the provision of expert opinion in relation to English costs law.

Commercial Litigation -  The Commercial Team at Masters provides costs services to a range of top 100 legal firms primarily in the City of London.

We also work on behalf of corporations, financial institutions, public companies and their lawyers, dealing with the costs arising from a variety of commercial litigation including intellectual property, construction, tax and employment law and international arbitration.

Media Litigation - The Media Team deals with heavyweight defamation and privacy media litigation concerning highly sensitive and confidential matters where costs are important and contentious.

We are regularly instructed to deal with the costs arising from litigation relating to public figures and in high profile cases where the quality of services and confidentiality of instructions are paramount. These cases often involve the recovery of costs in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.

Costs Lawyers

Masters Legal Costs Services

Phone number

Benllan House

3-4 New Street


Greater London



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