Brent May

Costs Draftsman


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.