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Effective points of dispute are essential to reduce your client’s potential costs liability.

With provisional assessments now commonplace for most costs claims up to £75,000, (where a court will decide the amount of costs “on the papers” rather than by way of a full “in-person” hearing), it has never been more important to get points of dispute right.

Points of dispute are, in many cases, likely to be your only chance to set out to a judge/master why the costs claimed are disproportionate and excessive and, in some cases, why they should not be payable at all.

Here at GWS Costs, all our fee earners have years of experience in drafting compelling, technically-excellent and accurate, yet realistic points of dispute.  You can rely on our points of dispute to reduce a costs claim and minimise costs exposure to you and your client.

When drafting points of dispute, we will also advise you as to what your likely costs exposure might be, and how best to manage that in terms of tactics and negotiations with your opponent, which we can also undertake for you, if required.

We can work for you on a conventional and competitive hourly rate basis or on the basis of a fixed fee to be agreed between us, whichever is most appropriate in your client’s case.

It’s vital to have someone with experience who is on your side dealing with your costs liabilities.

For a free, no obligation discussion about how we can help, simply call us now on 020 3617 1904, email us at info@gws-costs.co.uk or complete a Free Online Enquiry and we will be happy to discuss.

Martyn Caplan, Partner – Athena Law

GWS Costs has a wealth of technical knowledge when acting to maximise costs recovery.

Jason Kallis, Partner – Keystone Law

There is little or nothing Simon Gibbs doesn’t know about when it comes to costs, and as a specialist cost advocate he always comes through with the right answer.

Louise Plant, Head of Personal Injury – Prettys

GWS Costs were incredibly helpful, responsive, and clear, providing excellent advice on what was a challenging costs/retainer matter.

Ali Akram, Senior Partner – Lexlaw

We instructed several costs firms until we found GWS Costs. Simon and William are the complete package. They always get to grips with any costs matter and provide high quality advice and guidance.

Graham Lea, Planning Consultant

I first made contact with GWS over fourteen years ago, when I was looking for assistance from a costs expert at 7.30 pm; they were the only ones I found who were still at their desks working.

Jonathan Waters, Partner – Helix Law

GWS Costs is on point and to the point. The best costs lawyers we have used.

Graham Lea, Planning Consultant

They have never failed to achieve a good result for my clients in the many cases they have been instructed on over the years. They are brilliant.

Matthew Reach, Partner – Fox Williams

Outstanding service and expertise and very user-friendly.

Jason Kallis, Partner – Keystone Law

GWS Costs are our go to costs consultants.

Eddie Dervish, Partner – Hugh-Jones Solicitors

Efficient service, knowledgeable draftsman who don’t shy away from fighting the clients corner while providing realistic advice.