Brent joined Stephensons in 2012 as a costs draftsman and has more than 30 years experience in private practice and local government.
Areas of specialism
- Costs negotiation both for the paying and receiving party
- Drafting bills of costs
- Drafting points of reply and points of dispute
- Advocacy at interlocutory hearings and detailed assessment hearings
- Drafting summary assessment schedules
- Drafting costs estimates
- Drafting costs budgets
- Attendance on and advising clients directly in relation to costs issues.