Masters Legal Costs Services
Masters is a highly renowned legal costs consultancy. Since its formation in 1986 it has earned, and strive to protect, its reputation as being one of the legal profession's leading costs consultancies. The firm provides legal costs advice in some of the largest and most complex global litigation. It regularly acts in high profile and high value commercial litigation often involving numerous jurisdictions where multi-million pound costs are at stake and legal principles are being tested. The organisation is regularly instructed in litigation where appeals are heard by the UK Supreme Court and Privy Council and in international arbitration and litigation.
Masters has offices in the City of London and in Grand Cayman.
Main Areas of Practice The team works closely with some of the leading firms of solicitors and attorneys across the world, in the UK that includes Magic Circle and large City firms as well as boutique specialist firms; it also acts for some of the largest US firms of attorneys and, with the office in Grand Cayman, many of the leading offshore law firms.
The firm acts in the quantification, recovery and opposition of legal costs. In addition to acting on behalf of law firms direct work is carried out with other organisations with an interest in the costs of legal services, and of litigation, such as insurers, liquidators, banks and accountancy firms.
Masters offers a highly professional and dedicated service tailored to our client's requirements to ensure the team acts as an extension of the litigation department or relevant team. Their aim is to work together with clients, as trusted advisors, to deliver results quickly, effectively and commercially. they are committed to tailoring costs solutions for every eventuality and offer a professional bespoke service. They provide comprehensive services that meet all of the clients’ costs requirements including a wide range of services from valued and trusted legal costs advice to costs budgeting and management; and from the preparation of bills of costs, costs budgets or detailed points of dispute to the conduct of major ground breaking costs litigation where important principles are established, as well as all costs consultancy services.
As well as commercial litigation and arbitration some teams specialise in media litigation, civil liberties and human rights litigation; clinical negligence litigation; group litigation and insurance costs disputes.
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