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Law costs draftsmen and costs lawyers in London providing sophisticated legal costs solutions to leading law firms and other legal entities nationwide.

We are a modern and forward-thinking consultancy of law costs draftsmen and costs lawyers in London committed to delivering comprehensive legal costs services to leading law firms, insurers and other legal entities of all sizes.


If you are searching for costs lawyers in London, contact us now to discuss your needs and receive a free, no obligation quotation.

Athene Legal

32 Threadneedle Street



020 7459 4843

Costs Lawyers, London

We are qualified costs lawyers in London, regulated by the Costs Lawyer Standards Board and members of the Association of Costs Lawyers.

Our costs lawyers follow the Costs Lawyer Code of Conduct, which ensures that we demonstrate the highest level of professional conduct and provide the highest standard of service.


Our costs lawyers in London are highly specialist lawyers - they're the only branch of the legal profession with detailed knowledge and expertise in the legal costs field.

Our Expertise

We provide legal costs services to law firms, insurers and other legal entities in the UK.  If you require a costs lawyer in London, with our wealth of knowledge and experience, we can assist you in all areas of legal costs.  Our team of cost lawyers in London help to address and resolve multifaceted challenges in relation to legal costs, tailoring our strategic approach to address the specific objectives of our clients.

Our costs lawyers prepare bills of costs in all types of claims. Our bills of costs are detailed and comprehensive documents that justify the costs claimed and maximise recovery. We also undertake costs negotiations at no additional charge. 

Our costs lawyers prepare costs budgets that accurately reflect the important interaction between case and costs management and justify the costs claimed. We fully support our clients throughout the costs management process.

Our costs lawyers provide accurate estimates of costs broken down into milestones or phases that can be relied upon, relayed to the client and used to establish the suitability of damages-based agreements and third party funding.

Our costs lawyers are experienced in negotiating legal costs both on behalf of, and against, leading top 100 UK law firms and major insurers. Our knowledge of technical and evolving areas of costs, together with our tenacious approach, enables us to reach a swift and successful settlement of costs.

Our costs lawyers prepare points of dispute and reply that are clearly written and set out concisely the nature and grounds of the argument. Utilising our expertise, we ensure that we advance all possible arguments to either dispute or defend the costs claimed.

Our costs lawyers prepare statements of costs for a wide range of purposes, including interim application hearings, mediation, consequential hearings and following settlement. We present the costs in a clear and concise manner, which maximises recovery of costs.

Why Choose Us as Your Costs Lawyer in London?

We are experienced in both recovering and opposing legal costs in substantial, high-profile and international litigation in all levels of the Courts of England and Wales.  Our cost lawyers in London provide services to leading law firms, as recognised by the leading independent legal directories. By instructing Athene Legal to act on your behalf, you will receive cost lawyers in London with extensive knowledge and experience in the legal costs field.

We provide bespoke fee arrangements that benefit our clients and provide certainty to them, and we turn instructions around expeditiously with a view to improving our clients’ cashflow.

We instructed Athene Legal to prepare a bill of costs in a complex property litigation matter. We were particularly impressed with the quick turnaround and the recovery that they managed to obtain. It was an excellent result. They were proactive and kept us updated throughout. We would recommend their service to others.


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Expanding international business, Brexit and changes in regulatory requirements are just some of the key challenges and opportunities impacting the magnitude and nature of large commercial and corporate disputes issued in the English courts. We are experienced in dealing with the legal costs in large-scale commercial and corporate litigation in the Business and Property Courts of England and Wales.

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Master Gordon-Saker warns that a lack of evidence threatens the guideline hourly rates review

The Senior Costs Judge has said that, unless lawyers start providing the Working Group with more evidence, the guideline rates may not change.

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