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They are also extremely good value for money compared to the amount of time that it would be likely for us to deal with the matter.Nino Simone - Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution - Geldards LLP
I have instructed A&M Bacon on behalf of my clients (ranging from small businesses to large PLC’s) on a wide range of costs issues. A&M Bacon are always super-efficient, professional and able to turn around complex costs matters saving my clients time and expense.
I wouldn’t hesitate instructing A&M Bacon as they are also extremely approachable and personable and go above and beyond to achieve the best possible outcome.Andrea Clayton - Senior Associate - Dispute Resolution - Geldards LLP
A&M Bacon have worked with us on a complex cost budgeting exercise in a trademark infringement action since early 2019. They are professional, efficient, knowledgeable and have been greatly supportive at all times. I highly recommend AM Bacon as a firm.Philip Sloan - Partner - Sloan Plumb Wood LLP
In-house training and clear and concise advice from A&M Bacon has been extremely helpful to keep abreast of the costs budgeting case law and deal with novel budgeting issues arising in patent litigation in a more cost-effective way.Eleanor Root – Partner in the Intellectual Property Group – Bird & Bird
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A&M Bacon Limited are an award-winning firm of Civil and Commercial Litigation Costs Specialists. We have been delivering professional legal costs services to litigation practices throughout England and Wales since 2003.
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Our highly skilled Costs Specialists are committed to establishing and maintaining outstanding relationships with our private practice clients. Our in-depth Civil and Commercial litigation knowledge and experience ensure dedicated and bespoke solutions catering to the individual costs needs of our clients. We make it our mission to deliver a commercially focussed service quickly and efficiently.
A&M Bacon Limited act for some of the leading private practice firms and government organisations in the country, including top tier firms. We deal with a wide range of matters from individual cases to multiparty litigation cases and have rights of audience in all Courts throughout England and Wales including the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court in relation to costs.More about us
Defendants, over the years, have presented several clever arguments to avoid paying for After The Event insurance (ATE). In the case of Dance v East Kent University Hospital  the Defendants tried to avoid paying the ATE premium, following acceptance of the Claimant’s Part 36 Offer. Costs Judge Leonard, during his assessment of the Claimant’s costs of a clinical negligence claim, was asked to consider two ingenious arguments from the Defendants...Read more
The case of Aderounmu v Colvin (Costs)  EWHC 637 (QB) (22 March 2022) was a contested clinical negligence claim whereby there was a preliminary issue trial. When determining what costs order to make regarding the preliminary issue, the Court heard submissions from both parties. The Claimant requested 70% of their costs of the preliminary issue on an indemnity basis, the 30% reduction was to take into account the costs that would have been incurred in determining whether or not the Claimant had capacity irrespective of limitation. The Defendant disagreed and sought an issue-based costs order...Read more
Competition litigation was considered as “no justification at all” for the high hourly rates being claimed in Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd & Ors v LG Display Co. Ltd & Anor (Costs)  EWCA Civ 466...Read more
The Civil Procedure Rules Committee have confirmed that they are contemplating a further consultation regarding Qualified One Way Costs Shifting (QOCS) as predicted by our Brand Ambassador Master Peter Haworth in our November 2021 edition of our Bacon Broadcast. The committee also looked at fixed recoverable costs...Read more
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