Law Costs Draftsman, Bristol: Our Services

Find out how our Costs Draftsman, Bristol service can help your Bristol law firm with all aspects of legal costs law, including negotiation and costs recovery.

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What We Do

 Our Costs Draftsmen and Costs Lawyers are experienced in dealing with Costs Negotiations, drafting Bills of Costs, CPR 45 Fixed Recoverable Costs, and preparing Costs Budgets, including legal costs issues in publicly funded legal aid costs . Our Law Costs Draftsman, Bristol service has helped Litigants in Persons, as well as Defendant and Claimant Solicitors in handling all matters of legal costs.

We provide services throughout the claim process, whether it be the drafting of a retainer, to assisting throughout the detailed assessment process.

Remote Law Costing


Our remote law costing service provides us with the ability to assist clients regardless of their location. We are the only costs company that specialises in a digital approach, allowing us to work with improved efficiency as it reduces the need to courier and cost bundles of files.

Methods of instructing us to cost your file include:

  1. Provision of electronic time records/documents
  2. Secure transfer of documents e.g WeTransfer
  3. Remote access to your case management system using our in-house IT team.

Costs Budgets

ARC Costs Drafsman, Bristol can assist by drafting a Precedent H Costs Budget. We also assist in Budget negotiations and the preparation of a Precedent R, and varying your Budget via the Precedent T.

Advocacy services at Costs and Case Management (CCMC) hearings are also provided by ARC Costs if required, with our own specialist team of advocates ready to ensure maximum recoverability of your Budget.

Bills of Costs and Negotiation


We provide a service to include drafting and negotiation of your Bills of Costs.

We can further assist by drafting Points of Dispute (if paying party) and Points of Reply (if receiving party). We provide advice on all offers received, and will always explain the potential risks of proceeding to a detailed assessment hearing.

All our fees are costs neutral, and are fully recoverable from the paying party.

Fixed Recoverable Costs Claims

ARC Costs Draftsman, Bristol services assist regularly on fixed costs claims, with a 5 working day SLA, and acting on a no win, no fee basis.

We specialise in recovering disputed disbursements as claimed, and also in challenging any disputes as to the correct phase of fixed costs that should apply (for instance in relation to alleged premature issue matters).

Why Choose ARC Costs?

ARC Costs provide a highly professional cost drafting service to Solicitors, Legal Executives and Litigants in Person in the Bristol area. We provide highly competent, experienced Costs Draftsmen and Costs Lawyer services, and enjoy working with new clients.

We can be contacted by email at, or by telephone on 01204 397302. For more information on legal costs, please find out more about our specialty areas of expertise and our services on our legal costs page.

Find out about our Costs Draftsman services in other areas, such as ManchesterLiverpool and Sheffield.


What We Do Best

Our dedicated and experienced law costing team provide a wide array of legal costs services to fee earners and solicitors. Find out more by following the links below. 

Bills of Costs

We pride ourselves in achieving an average recovery of 72% of all Bills

Costs Budgets

We achieve an average of 81% of the value of the Costs Budgets drafted

Costs Budget Negotiations

Our team have over 20 years of experience in Costs Budget Negotiations. 

CPR 45 Fixed Recoverable Costs

CPR 45 Fixed Recoverable Costs are becoming a more and more common dispute in costs

Legal Costs Training

We're experts in legal costs and pride ourselves in the results our team achieve

Detailed Assessment Proceedings

Our experienced costs team ensure that the best outcome is achieved on every case

Request Your Free Quotation

Contact us today for your free, no obligation quotation. Our team are on hand to help.


4 Bark Street East, Bolton, BL1 2BQ

01204 397302

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