Birketts’ Costs Team continues to expand
7 December 2023
Birketts’ Costs Team provides clear, pragmatic and client-focused advice on costs law in civil litigation and arbitration. The team comprises qualified Costs Lawyers dedicated to all costs.
Andrew is involved in supporting the litigation department with the drafting of Statements of Costs (N260s), analysing Bills of Costs, and producing budgets. Before joining Birketts, Andrew had a successful career as a Logistics Manager.
On joining the firm, Andrew said: “Although law is not my background, I am proud to have recently completed my LLB and graduated with a first-class degree. I’ve also gained some valuable experience undertaking pro-bono with the Open University Law Clinic. I’m looking forward to continuing my career with Birketts.”
Sarah joined Birketts in January 2021 and is a qualified Costs Lawyer, she has practised costs law since 2009. Before joining Birketts, Sarah worked for a leading national law firm where she began her career in costs.
Sarah commented: “Despite being a relatively small team, myself, Melanie, Naomi and now Andrew are very proud of how the team is expanding. The team is committed to helping those across the firm, and our clients, within this area of law.”
Speaking on the expansion, Melanie Bonté, Senior Associate Solicitor and Costs Lawyer, added: “We are excited to continue and extend the work of the Costs Team which is being made possible with promotions and new hires. The team works extremely hard, and I am proud of the progress we have made.”