New Bath office for leading legal costs specialist Burcher Jennings

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17 July 2017

Melanie Homersham

Melanie Homersham, Practice Manager, Burcher Jennings

Growth driven by demand from M4 corridor law firms for business support in challenging climate

Burcher Jennings, leading provider of costs, pricing and funding expertise to the legal sector, has increased its office footprint with the opening of a new Bath office. This new office will enable law firms in Bath and along the M4 Corridor to access Burcher Jennings’ innovative and unique approach to costs, pricing and funding. These are all essential services at a time when the face of legal costing is changing, with the introduction of a new mandatory form of bill of costs delayed but still looming, and with many law firms facing a challenging business environment.

The Bath office will be led by Practice Manager Melanie Homersham, a costs lawyer with over 15 years’ experience in costs litigation.

Melanie Homersham, Practice Manager in the Bath Office of Burcher Jennings, said:

“This is an exciting time to be part of the team at Burcher Jennings with the national profile of the firm expanding so quickly, both in terms of reputation and locations. I look forward to bringing the firm’s unique approach to costs, pricing and funding to law firms in Bath, the surrounding region and along the M4 corridor. We have a strong track record of boosting law firms’ profitability and client service in the South West. The new office recognises the growth in demand for our services from many more law firms looking for ways to thrive in times of great change.”

Burcher Jennings’ office footprint now stretches from Truro to Carlisle to London, with new offices recently opened in Cambridge and Birmingham.

Martyn Jennings, CEO at Burcher Jennings, said:

“The new Bath office is part of our strategy to ensure legal practitioners across the country have direct access to our services.

“Our business is built on providing a personalised service tailored to each individual client. Law firms in Bath and throughout the M4 corridor have been turning to us, and the new office will enable us to better meet their needs.

“Melanie is a great asset to the team and remains focused on providing a bespoke service to a varied case load dealing with both Claimant and Defendant work including high volume multi track claims for costs.”

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