Burcher Jennings joins forces with Kings Legal Costings to form New Manchester Office

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4 January 2016

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Victoria Morrison-Hughes will lead the Manchester office

Martyn Jennings and Richard Burcher are delighted to announce that the firm has joined forces with Victoria Morrison-Hughes of Kings Legal Costings, to launch a new Burcher Jennings Manchester office.

With an increasing demand for specialist services in relation to costs, pricing and funding, this now represents the firm’s fourth UK office to support locally based law firms.

The new office opens on 4 January and is based in Wilmslow. It is led by Costs Lawyer, Victoria Morrison-Hughes who has been operating as Kings Legal Costings for the past 11 years.

A qualified Costs Lawyer with a degree in accountancy and finance, coupled with her experience working as a lawyer in high street practice provides Victoria with unique insight into both the operational and technical demands of a legal business.

Her main areas of expertise include commercial litigation, clinical negligence, catastrophic injury, Court of Protection and solicitor & own client disputes together with Costs management and negotiations.

Victoria commented: “To ensure all law firms in the region have access to our services and without compromising quality control, our aim has been to identify a reputable and forward thinking partner which shares similar values. Burcher Jennings was the perfect fit especially in relation to client care and service where the priority rests on quality and ensuring clients receive a bespoke service.

“Providing a personalised service is key and I believe this partnership is a win-win for clients as they benefit from the combined strength of an award winning legal services provider and my client care strengths.”

Martyn Jennings said: “We are delighted to have joined forces with Victoria. Our structure has always consisted of creating centres of excellence which are staffed by experienced costs draftsmen and costs lawyers, pricing and funding specialists, to offer proactive, flexible and responsive constructive support.

“Victoria clearly has an exceptional talent with her attention to detail and level of service commended by clients as excellent. The attention she gives to the needs of clients together with her experience and expertise give her an unrivalled position in the legal industry. Clients have access to specialist knowledge, service and care that is not readily available elsewhere.”

The opening of the Manchester office follows a year of significant growth for Burcher Jennings, during which time the company also launched the ‘Burcher Jennings Funding for Growth’ scheme – the first of its kind in the industry whilst adding further offices in Exeter and London.

In late November 2015, Burcher Jennings received the ‘Supporting the Industry Award’ at the Modern Law Awards 2015, an Award which recognises businesses that have demonstrated significant support to the legal sector over the past year.

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