“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
“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 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

“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

“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

“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

“We have instructed Louise Spurdle on various cost drafting matters and I find that she provides an effective and reliable service. Louise has also been particularly helpful in discussing more difficult costs cases.”

James Swead
Eldons C&P Solicitors
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