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ALYSON ASHE & ASSOCIATES

Experienced Legal costs consulting services

Since 1995, Alyson Ashe & Associates have been providing practical and expert solutions in some of the most complex litigation relating to legal costs.We welcome enquiries from lawyers and clients and are pleased to offer our value added services designed to meet your specific needs.

Our team can assist you with the following:

NSW COSTS ASSESSMENT SCHEME

If you require the preparation of detailed Bills of Costs, Notices of Objection, Replies and Submissions for the NSW Costs Assessment Scheme;

ASSESSMENT OF COSTS AND COSTS RECOVERY GENERALLY

If you require assistance regarding Assessment of Costs including documentation and appearances in all Federal and State jurisdictions;

EXPERT REPORT

If you need to engage an expert witness in a matter involving legal costs;

Costs mediation service

If you need a client focused mediated solution for resolving a costs dispute in a cost effective way that’s in line with your client’s commercial or personal objectives;

complaints

If you have received a complaint or query from a client regarding your tax invoice and method of charging;

Or

If you are concerned about the reasonableness of a lawyer’s professional fees;

LEGAL PROFESSION UNIFORM LAW

If you need support in complying with the Legal Profession Uniform Law including advice regarding Costs Agreements and Disclosure;

LEGAL PROFESSION ACTS

If you need advice in respect of requirements under the now repealed NSW Legal Profession Acts as variously amended;

LEGAL PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

If you need pragmatic advice for practice management including strategies for maintaining and maximising client satisfaction concerning costs, selecting rates, alternative pricing arrangements, costs estimating, budgeting, file management, improving cash flow including Recovering Unpaid Fees; and overall Risk Management;

PRESENTER

If you require an experienced and dynamic presenter for conferences, regional law societies and in-house seminars providing CLE/CPD

Download Alyson's articles

GETTING THE MOST OUT OF THE COSTS ASSESSMENT PROCESS

An updated Article presented by Alyson Ashe to the City of Sydney Law Society in 2012

HOW TO HANDLE A COSTS CONTROVERSY

An updated Article presented for the College of Law by Alyson Ashe in 2013 which covers topics relating to Assessments in the State and Federal jurisdictions