Tactical advantage…

“Louise has a very thorough approach to costs budgeting, and an excellent grasp of relevant case law which we could use to our tactical advantage”.

Hilary Napolitan
Knights PLC

Excellent draftsperson and negotiator…

“Our firm have instructed Louise Spurdle of Barns Chapel as a costs draftsperson on many occasions, particularly in relation to clinical negligence and personal injury cases. Louise is an excellent draftsperson and negotiator and very easy to talk to and discuss matters with. She has a practical approach to costs and always provides detailed breakdowns in respect of offers made and likely awards should the matter go to assessment. I would recommend Louise highly.”

Warren Moore
GoodLaw Solicitors LLP

An expert and bespoke service

“I instructed BarnsChapel to draft a Costs Budget for my client embroiled in an Unfair Prejudice Petition in the High Court.  The parties filed Costs Budgets in the region of £100K.   Louise gave me and my client an expert and bespoke service that was second to none.   Louise took a proactive approach to drafting my client’s Costs Budget and responding to the other party’s and added significant value to my client’s position in the litigation.   I can highly recommend Louise and BarnsChapel’s services”.

Ed Turner
Consultant Solicitor

A consummate professional…

“Louise at BarnsChapel is always a consummate professional with the superb knowledge and judgement necessary to safely navigate cost disputes and negotiations. Louise is the only expert I would trust to deal with costs”.

Ian Sharples
BM Solicitors

Expert legal costs service…

“Louise provides a seamless expert legal costs service.  She has a wealth of experience dealing with all aspects of costs disputes.   Louise adopts a practical and commercial approach to achieving the desired result for the client.  I would highly recommend her services.”

Simon Butler
Barrister | Mediator (CEDR) | Arbitrator (CIArb)

BarnesChapel are experts in their field…

“Barnes Chapel are experts in their field who always go above and beyond in order to achieve the best result for the client. They have assisted us on a number of occasions, and we would strongly recommend their services.”

James Aird
Blackhurst Budd Ltd

Wonderful Costs Lawyer…

“Louise is the most wonderful Costs Lawyer. Her attention to detail is exemplary and I have absolute trust in her judgement and advice. She also doesn’t shy away from a fight when necessary. I also hugely appreciate the fact that she understands the nature of my work and the realities that so often get overlooked when looking at costs in a clinical negligence case. Louise never does that!”

Kirsten Wall
Leigh Day

Delighted with the level of service…

“I have used Louise Spurdle for several years now and have always been delighted with the level of service provided. Louise quickly gets to grips with the issues and nuances of any case and provides sensible, helpful and realistic advice. Louise’s attention to detail is second to none and she is of real value in the costs assessment process. I would not hesitate to recommend Louise and BarnsChapel.”
Andrew King
Lennons Solicitors

We are in safe hands…

“We have used Louise for a few years now and from the first instruction, which happened to be a voluminous file spanning a number of years, to more routine matters, Louise’s eye for detail is commendable.

Despite our volumes being low, the level of service including efficiency, advice and being proactively informed assures us and our clients we are in safe hands”

Michael Carter
Salehs LLP Solicitors

No hesitation in recommending…

“I have worked with Louise on a broad range of costs-related matters including Precedent H Costs Budgets, Precedent R Budget Discussion Reports, Bill preparation, Summary and Detailed Assessment Proceedings and Solicitor-Client Assessments for many years. I have always found her to be organised, efficient, technically knowledgeable, commercially minded and easy to work with. I would have no hesitation in recommending her services”.

Greg Porter
Butcher & Barlow LLP

Extremely professional…

“I have worked closely with Louise Spurdle on numerous cases of varying complexity over many years and she has always been an extremely professional and able draftsman, maximising profitability, taking a robust but realistic approach to offers of settlement. Louise is clearly someone who grasps the fundamentals of the case from the outset and advances cases using a background of many years’ experience. I am satisfied that it is due to her skill, care and expertise that we have been able to recover the highest level of costs on cases. I would not hesitate to instruct Louise and BarnsChapel in the future.”

Philip Holt
Goodlaw Solicitors

Excellent costs lawyer…

“Louise in an excellent costs lawyer. She has a first class understanding the case law and provides advice in a clear, concise and user friendly manner. Louise is also an impressive advocate and submits her arguments calmly and persuasively.”

Melissa Worth
Knights PLC
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