Meet the team

We know the legal world can be fast-paced, so we pride ourselves on being available when you need us and turning around your file fast.

We’re one of Australia’s largest costs consulting firms, with more than 22 employees working out of CBD locations in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

Find out more about our key staff below.

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Paul Linsdell has broad experience across all aspects of legal costing. A Melbourne University…

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Paul Linsdell

Costs Lawyer, BA (Hons), LLB
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Charlie Kritikos graduated from Melbourne University and has over 16 years legal costing experience…

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Charlie Kritikos

Costs Consultant, BA, SSC, Grad Dip IR
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Mike Dudman leads Blackstone’s Sydney practice and brings both a client- and results-oriented…

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Mike Dudman

Costs Lawyer, BA, LLB, MBA
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Chris Grisenti graduated from Deakin University with a Bachelor of Law (Hons) and joined our Melbourne…

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Chris-Grisenti

Costs Lawyer, LLB (Hons), Grad Dip Legal Practice
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Julia Harris has been with Blackstone Legal Costing since it commenced in 2000. She has broad …

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Julia Harris

Senior Associate
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Dipal is a costs lawyer with broad experience in litigation, including having worked in building and construction law, personal injury…

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Dipal Prasad

ASSOCIATE | Costs Lawyer, B Bus & Comm (Acc)/ LLB (Hons)
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Brett is a Lawyer admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria and works as part of our Commercial team…

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Brett Linsdell

Part of our Commercial team
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Shane has five years of costing experience and specialises in personal injury cost claims such as TAC…

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Shane Ali

Cost Consultant B. Comm
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Casey has worked at Blackstone Legal Costing since April 2010. Casey’s negotiations skills are matched by her…

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Casey Xuereb

Cost Consultant
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Robert is our CFO and also looks after our outsourced functions of HR and IT.He is a qualified accountant…

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Robert Batt

CFO