Specialist Costs Lawyers - Trusted advisors to Central and Local Government
We have used A&M Bacon for a number of years because we have been impressed with their speed of response and their genuine concern to take the matter off your hands and do whatever is required and to ensure that it is filed within the time limits.
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
I continue to be impressed with the service provided by A&M Bacon Limited – and have been for many years. They continue to demonstrate their knowledge, technical expertise and attention to detail in the advice they provide. I would not hesitate in recommending them.David Brown – DAS Legal Expenses Insurance Company
Our Costs Specialists negotiate your legal fees to save you time and money.
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
In the recent case of Mad Atelier International BV v Manes  EWHC 1899 (Comm) (08 July 2021), Sir Michael Burton handed down judgment dismissing an application by the Defendant to strike out elements of the Claimant’s witness statements based on the fact that they contained inadmissible “opinion” evidence.Read more
Well, simply put, there is no definitive answer. What is reasonable and proportionate will differ on a case-by-case basis. There is, as is the case in most areas of litigation, various judgments that have offered some form of definition, but, by its very nature, are not conclusive.Read more
Should the test applied when determining whether to order the payment of costs on the standard or indemnity basis differ if the paying party is a litigant in person? HHJ Matthews’ judgment in Sir Henry Royce Memorial Foundation v Hardy  EWHC 817 (Ch) considered that issue, and whether indemnity costs should be awarded against the unsuccessful Defendant.Read more
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