Charles qualified as a Barrister in 2004 and has specialised in legal costs ever since. He enjoys the challenge of combining technical accuracy with robust negotiation and effective advocacy of his client’s case.
He is a highly experienced law costs draftsman who has worked for some of the largest Claimant and Defendant costs firms in the country. As a result he has significant insight into both recovering and challenging legal costs.
His diverse experience ensures he provides balanced, clear and actionable advice on complex costs issues, valuation of cost claims and litigation risk.
He has a particular interest in:
- Complex high value costs claims
- Commercial litigation
- Clinical negligence
- Catastrophic injury
- Assessments under the Solicitors Act 1974.
He is experienced in almost every type of costs claim and can provide an outstanding service for all of your legal costs requirements.
He offers a complete costs service including:
- Costs Budgeting
- Costs Budget Negotiations
- Attendance at Costs and Case Management Conferences
- Preparation of Bills of Costs
- Points of Dispute
- Points of Reply
- Attendance at Detailed Assessment Hearings