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  • Education, Health and Care Plan Costs: EHCP Judicial Review Case Study

    ARC Costs have recently assisted on a number of costs cases in relation to Education, Health and Care Plan (ECHP) Judicial Review cases.

    Thursday, 18 May 2023
  • Law firm profitability: Surviving economic uncertainty

    Law firm profitability is necessary for effective business growth and development. Many businesses within the legal services industry are currently facing financial difficulties due to recent law reforms, the pandemic, and the current cost of living crisis.  We even have a recession to look forward to which is being forecast to last up to two years. However, such difficult times can also provide opportunities for businesses to evolve and thrive, and it is now more important than ever to take control of your law firm’s financial health to ensure continued profitability and to stimulate growth. ARC Costs have provided advice on key areas you can focus on to help improve your law firm and increase profits for your firm.

    Thursday, 17 November 2022
  • Misinterpretation of a legal costs order by a Paying Party & success on a detailed assessment hearing

    ARC Costs recently assisted Solicitors representing several Claimants in a costs case in relation to a housing disrepair matter, to achieve a significant recovery of the Claimants costs amidst numerous serious allegations raised by the Paying Party Defendant, and to have the Defendant’s own Bill of Costs reduced by more than 85%.

    Thursday, 14 April 2022


Will solicitors finally be fans of transparency now?

Since the introduction of the SRA’s transparency rules in December 2018, I have been an advocate for law firms going further then the regulatory essentials.

A two-point plan to halve the size of the SRA

I have joked for many years that you could halve the size (and therefore cost) of the Solicitors Regulation Authority overnight by banning both client account and sole practitioners.

Key cyber and data security questions to ask a legal IT provider

One of the growing priorities that law firms face when considering a legal technology provider is cyber and data security, such as their responsibilities and cyber incident management.