Manchester-based Just Costs continues expansion with Leeds launch

Managing Director, Paul Shenton

Manchester-based Just Costs, the largest Solicitor’s practice in the UK specialising in costs, is to continue its expansion with the opening of a new office in Leeds.

The new office will be based at No 1 Leeds, 26 Whitehall Road – a new grade A building in a popular location on the western edge of the city centre. Just Costs has taken an initial 315 sq ft of office space.

Commenting on the firm’s expansion into Leeds, Managing Director Paul Shenton said.

“We are delighted to continue our expansion with the opening of a new office in Leeds.  We already have a strong client base in Yorkshire and their feedback has been very positive.  We will be looking to grow the office quickly.”

Added Mark Hartigan, Client Services Director at Just Costs Solicitors:

“Leeds will be our fourth UK office.  We are building the business on a national level and continuing to recruit at all levels. The costs market is buoyant at present and having recently agreed a funding package with NatWest we are well placed to drive the firm forward.”

Just Costs Solicitors has more than 100 staff, having added 29 in the past six months.  With more than 350 clients around the country, the business had an annual turnover of £5.4 million in 2013, and is expected to reach £6.4 million this year.   The Leeds office, which opens on 6 May 2014 will be the firm’s fourth UK office – Just Costs is currently based in Manchester, London and Chesterfield.


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