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Newcastle costs law firm, Brough Partners appoint new COP lead to support growth

By 12th March 2024 No Comments
Newcastle based Costs Law firm, Brough Partners has appointed Ana Matos as Head of Court of Protection to support the businesses recent growth, which saw a 48% increase in turnover in the last 12 months.
Brough Partners specialise in Court of Protection (COP), Legal Aid and Inter Partes costs law work. Bringing with her over eight years of experience in the sector, Ana’s responsibilities will include supporting and maximising the COP costs claims of solicitor clients as well as assisting with business development and staff training. A consultant for the last four years, Ana previously held roles at Paragon Costs, A&M Bacon and bSquared Costs.
The appointment supports the businesses ambitious growth plans which in the last year alone experienced a 48% increase in turnover with the company targeted to hit approximately £500k in the next two years. The growth follows a recent rebrand and move to larger office space in Newcastle to accommodate the team’s expansion.
Andrew Brough, Managing Director, Brough Partners said;
“Since founding the business back in 2018, we have noticed an increasing demand for our services from solicitor clients across England & Wales which has been fantastic. We feel this is largely due to our ongoing commitment to providing a friendly and quality service for clients and most importantly securing for them the very best financial results.
The appointment of Ana to Head of Court of Protection will allow us to extend our offering and capabilities further in the legal costs field, specifically within COP to support our growing client base. We are delighted that Ana has joined us and wish her the very best in her new role.”
Ana Matos, Head of Court of Protection, Brough Partners added:
“It’s great to be joining the Brough Partners business at such an exciting time in their growth journey. They are a wonderful team, with many longstanding clients and I’m looking forward to supporting their COP service offering. My focus will be to ensure that client’s costs are maximised fully and to provide them with the essential tools and guidance to increase recoverability. I’m also really looking forward to providing in-house training on costs related matters too.”
Andrew added:
“We certainly have ambitious plans for the next few years! But that said, we will continue to remain true to our values, around quality, offering a friendly and dedicated service and securing the best outcomes for clients. As we expand the team further, training and development and investing in our people will also be a key priority. I’m really proud of the talented team we have here, without whom, we simply wouldn’t be where we are today. We are always on the lookout for costs law talent, so if you feel you have what it takes to be part of our team, please do drop us a line.”

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