"Jon-Paul always delivers a first-class service - whether it be in the preparation of a bill, a budget, advocating on costs issues or negotiating costs. His technical knowledge means he is our ‘go to man’ on all costs points.
"Lee has also impressed with all aspects of his work, his enthusiasm for what he does and his professionalism.
"Effective costs recovery is paramount. I will not have our hard work short changed by under settling our costs. I can rely on Jon-Paul and Lee to deliver and fight hard for what we deserve.
"I manage a team of 11 clinical negligence lawyers and our whole team regard Carter Burnett as the 12th man."
Neil Heavisides, Director
Longden, Walker & Renney Solicitors
"I cannot recommend Carter Burnett highly enough for top-notch costs advice, drafting and representation, especially in the clinical negligence or personal injury sector.
"I have had the pleasure of working closely with Lee and Jon-Paul on many ocassions, on complex, high-value, clinical negligence claims – including the preparation of detailed bills, budgets and costs-related pleadings.
"I have attended many costs case management conference hearings with Jon-Paul and Lee, and have always felt confident with them by my side. They are both personable, extremely professional and excellent advocates - we've enjoyed some great results over the years."
Peter Wade, Barrister
Clerksroom Barristers and Mediators
"The quality of advice and advocacy are very high, turnaround times and recovery rates are excellent. The added value of in house costs training, helping to develop our team, demonstrates they are willing to go the extra mile for their clients.”
Neil R Holland, Director and Senior Solicitor
Stamp Jackson & Procter Limited
"Lee is an excellent costs professional - serious, focused and always with a smile on his face. It is a real pleasure to work with him and I strongly recommend his services."
Manuel Garcia Caracuel, Solicitor & Barrister
“Carter Burnett provide a super service, fast response times and sound advice - all leading to excellent results.”
Jim Gladman, Senior Solicitor
“Lee, Jon-Paul and their team have a first-rate knowledge of costs issues and practice. The significant advantage with Carter Burnett is that they are able to combine their obvious expertise with being personable, practical and committed to their costs work and their clients.”
Stuart Jamieson, Barrister
"Lee and Jon-Paul offer a truly first-class service. They are readily available to offer sound and pragmatic advice at all stages.
"We have been very happy with the quality of the drafting of bills and budgets. We have also had some truly fantastic outcomes at assessment. Highly recommended."
Adam Smith, Senior Solicitor
"I have worked with Jon-Paul and Lee for over 10 years and favour their expertise, knowledge and personal touch. They provide excellent service, give advice and obtain maximum recovery of costs.
"I know that I can rely on them to advise and obtain the best outcome. They are definitely my first choice costs lawyers."
Robyn Hawxby, Partner
“We’re really pleased that we started working with Carter Burnett. They’re knowledgeable, approachable, and achieve excellent results efficiently.
"We have been so impressed with their work that we have already encouraged other departments within the firm to use their services.”
Jonathan Baker, Partner
Wilkin Chapman LLP
“We very much value our working relationship with Carter Burnett. Their advice is always sensible and commercial - and their service levels are second to none.”
Mark Quigley, Head of Personal Injury
“I have been extremely impressed by the excellent, knowledgeable and speedy service, whether it concerns a query on costs or the drafting of a budget or bill. I also like the pleasant way in which the team handle matters, which makes it a pleasure to work with them.”
Helen Drewery, Senior Solicitor & Director
Graham & Rosen Solicitors
“The team at Carter Burnett understand the importance of every case and their attention to detail is always appreciated.
"It is a pleasure working with Carter Burnett who have a friendly, knowledgeable and hardworking team, who are dedicated to achieve the best results in a timely manner.“
Liam May, Senior Solicitor
Wilkin Chapman LLP
"Carter Burnett have been great - it's really helpful to be able to pick up the phone and get advice. They go above and beyond the call of duty and it's massively appreciated."
John Lowther, Senior Solicitor
"I have used Carter Burnett for many years. Each and every time I have instructed them, whether it’s a costs schedule, full costs budgets, negotiations and many more now, they get the job done quickly, efficiently and at a reasonable cost. I highly recommend their services.”
Michael H. Menzies-Baird, Partner & Solicitor
"We specialise in clinical negligence and regularly instruct Jon-Paul and his team to prepare bills, often relating to high value and complex claims. They also assist in negotiating costs on our behalf. We would unhesitatingly recommend Carter Burnett and consistently receive a prompt, accurate and professional service from them."
Simon Minton, Senior Director
"I have worked with Lee and Jon Paul for many years and always instructed Carter Burnett for all aspects of costs. They are experts at what they do and I put my full trust in them when navigating the minefield of costs.
"They are friendly and approachable, and always there to answer any queries I have. I always find we get an excellent recovery on our bills and I cannot recommend them enough."
Alixandra Cadden-Young, Director & Clinical Negligence Solicitor,
Longden, Walker & Renney
“I have had the pleasure of working with the fantastic team at Carter Burnett for many years and would have no hesitation in recommending them and their excellent service.
“Jon-Paul, Lee and Seamus are friendly, professional and responsive and always find time to offer their sound advice on all aspects of the costs process.
“The team covers all level of cases but I have been particularly impressed by their knowledge and expertise in complex, high-value clinical negligence claims. With their input and support, I am always confident that I will secure the best results at CCMCC and assessment.”
Clare Thompson, Partner & Head of Clinical Negligence
Hay & Kilner
“Carter Burnett provides an efficient and effective service. They are approachable, knowledgeable and give very sensible and clear advice. They are thorough and meticulous in the preparation of bills of costs and costs budgets, and always willing to help to resolve difficult cost issues.”
Sian Stevens, Medical Negligence Lawyer
"I’ve been working with Carter Burnett for several years now. Whilst I’ve seen them grow significantly in size, they’ve retained a personal touch and responsiveness that you need from a Costs Lawyer.
"They’re always on hand to give expert advice on complex issues, their drafting and negotiations are excellent and we’ve had great results since working with them."
Joseph Norton, Associate Director & Head of Compensation