Sligo Court House

What should be sent to DFG Legal Cost Accountants to have a Bill of Costs drawn up?

 

In order for DFG Legal Cost Accountants to prepare your Bill of Costs you should send us the following:

 

1.       All attendances of Instructions;

 

2.       All correspondence to include 'Without Prejudice' correspondence;

 

3.       All Pleadings;

 

4.       All Documents you reviewed;

 

5.       All Case Law you reviewed;

 

6.       All time sheets;

 

7.       Junior Counsel's Fee Notes (with Junior Counsel's VAT No.);

 

8.       Senior Counsel's Fee Notes (with Senior Counsel's VAT No.);

 

9.       All attendances of Court;

 

10.   All attendances of Settlement Negotiations;

 

11.   Advice on Proofs;

 

12.   All Orders of the Court (to include the ruling of the case);

 

13.   All Expert Witnesses' Fee Notes;

 

14.   Any receipts for travel expenses;

 

15.   All receipts for use of rooms (i.e. Law Society Receipts);

 

16.   Summary of the Case;

 

17.   Any other documentation that might be relevant to Costs; and

 

18.   Ledger card.

 

Once we have received the above documentation, we shall prepare your Bill of Costs within 20 working days or less.