Alex Bagnall


Alex has worked in legal costs since 2007 and qualified as a Costs Lawyer in 2014. He has served as the Technical Director of a large multi-site firm of costs draftsmen, was the Head of Commercial Litigation Costs at another national firm and was a Senior Associate at a firm of solicitors which specialised in costs litigation. He is currently the Technical Manager at Total Legal Solutions.

Alexâ??s practice consists of complex, technical and high-value claims for costs. He appears regularly as an advocate in Courts throughout the country and has acted as an advocate in Supreme Court assessments on a number of occasions. His extensive experience includes conducting costs appeals in the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court, costs of arbitration (including challenges to arbitratorsâ?? fees), costs disputes between solicitors and their clients and those between professional Trustees and Beneficiaries of Trusts.

Alex frequently delivers training to lawyers on costs issues and teaches a module in costs litigation as part of an SRA-regulated Professional Skills Course.

Contact details

0114 331 0147 /

Areas of Practice

Dispute Resolution

Year Qualified



BSc (Joint Hons), University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology
Costs Lawyer


Association of Costs Lawyers