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Charles Ackroyd

Principal

Telephone: 02 9692 9111
Fax: 02 9692 9633
Email: cackroyd@pattisonhardman.com.au

Charles Ackroyd - Legal Costing Services Sydney

Charles began his costs career as a Law Cost Draftsman and Cost Consultant in London in 1991where he gained extensive experience in all levels of civil litigation and costs disputes.

Upon moving to Australia in 2000 Charles worked for a number of high profile law firms as an in-house costs consultant and established his own cost consultancy in 2009.

Charles brings a wealth of knowledge and experience having specialized exclusively in the field of legal costs for in excess of 30 years, and is now regarded as one of the professions leading experts.

Charles’s commercial approach to legal practice management and costs consulting provides an invaluable service back to clients resulting in greater costs recovery and transparency.

He has acted in and advised on numerous high value and complex cases in federal and state matters, is often called upon to provide expert evidence in relation to gross lump sum and security for costs applications, has advised on costs in class actions and has been appointed by the supreme court nsw as referee.

In addition, he has managed and prepared bills of costs, notices of objection, responses, submissions, replies, advices and review applications in all federal and NSW jurisdictions, other Australian states. He is also experienced in undertaking project management across multi-party costs litigation.

Charles is regularly called to present for leading legal education providers and conducts in-house seminars to law firms by appointment.

Charles, together with his fellow Principal Paul Taylor, is the current Contributing Editor of Costs Guide NSW – Thompson Reuters

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