I provide legal costing services to New South Wales legal practitioners and their clients in relation to litigious and non-litigious retainers and also to other practitioners and clients litigating in Commonwealth and New South Wales jurisdictions.
I will undertake your work without bothering you with trivial questions commonly asked by those with less experience. You receive the application of my experience to your work rather than the speculation of staff or contractors without it.
You ask me to provide my services, I disclose, we agree on engagement terms and you receive the completed job.
I began legal costing work in 1985 for my father, Clarrie Matters, the co-founder of the Sydney legal costing firm, Driscoll & Matters, on a part-time basis and became a principal of that firm in 1992.
In the period 1993 - 2004, I provided legal costing services with Janet McDonald and our employees as Driscoll & Matters and as Driscoll, Matters & McDonald. In 2004, our practice was acquired by DG Thompson and I became the Managing Solicitor of DG Thompson Driscoll + Matters. Following an 18 month period in Brisbane, establishing the Brisbane office of DG Thompson Driscoll + Matters, I resigned and returned to Sydney, commencing provision of legal costing services in my own name.
As a consequence of the above, I now have the experience that some thirty years of practice and thousands of engagements produce, incorporating the preparation of costs documents, the provision of legal costing advice and opinion evidence.
I am also a legal practitioner of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and a registered practitioner of the High Court of Australia and also hold a current unrestricted practising certificate issued by the Law Society of New South Wales.
Roland Matters, Legal Costs Consultant, is the trading name of Fairshare Pty Ltd, ACN 060 023 538.
Roland Matters, Legal Costs Consultant, is the trading name of Fairshare Pty Limited ABN 86 060 023 538
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