The agreement covers the routine and complex costs litigation work for the receiving party and/or paying party in England and Wales. It replaces the Law Costs Draftsman Services (RM1675).
The agreement will offer 3, quality assured, lots covering the following services:
- consultancy and negotiation
- estimates and statement of costs
- advocacy and/or attending hearings
- instructing counsel
- costs law advice.
The call off contract period is flexible, though it is recommended to be a maximum of four years. The contract must expire no more than 2 years after the framework expiry date.