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Why Use Our Service?

You can be confident in knowing that your legal cost requirements are being professionally supported through a complete range of client services that include:

  • notices of objections
  • in-house costing
  • legal cost calculations
    • itemised bill costs
    • lump-sum assessments
  • training in file management
  • disclosure statements and complaints handling
  • court appearances
  • itemised bills of cost.

General Completion Times

Description of service Timeframe
Lump sum calculation Maximum 2–4 working days
Urgent lump sum calculation 1–2 working days
Itemised bills of costs 4–6 weeks

In-house legal costing means that a number of your files can be costed at one time, your files don’t need to leave your office and we can charge you an hourly rate rather than a percentage. Our legal cost consultants can prepare bills of costs or objections to bills of costs, appear at taxations of costs and also provide expert evidence in relation to legal cost issues, including security for costs applications and advice in relation to mediations.

We Promise

  • Faster turnaround of 2–3 days on lump sum assessments.
  • In-house, personalised service meaning we can come to you.
  • Free telephone support and advice via our telephone inquiry line.
  • Opportunities to advocate for change and represent the interest of all cost lawyers and the wider legal profession.

Contact

T: 03 9607 9403
E: costing@liv.asn.au.