Melanie Homersham, Costs Consultant

Melanie is an experienced Costs Lawyer, and leads Burcher Jennings’ Bath office as Practice Manager. She has worked for over 20 years in costs litigation, mostly in the South West. Melanie provides a bespoke, high-quality service; she understands clients’ needs, having worked in-house and externally, and for both Claimants and Defendants.

Before joining Burcher Jennings in 2014, Melanie was involved in setting up, and managed for seven years, the Defendant Cost Department of a major Bristol firm, and worked at a legal expenses insurer. She has worked on a broad range of cases, particularly personal injury, clinical negligence and Court of Protection cases.

At Burcher Jennings, Melanie prepares Bills of Costs, Points of Dispute, Precedent H Budgets and advises on suitable settlement parameters. She works on high-volume, multi-track claims for costs and stays on top of the ever-changing world of costs.

With a friendly and approachable style, Melanie helps ensure that Burcher Jennings remains a progressive business that understands the commercial pressures facing law firms.

Melanie can be contacted by email: or by telephone on 01225 439040.