Colin Campbell was appointed a Costs Judge of the Senior Courts Costs Office in 1996 and a Costs Officer of the Supreme Court (UK) and of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in 2010.
Peter Hurst was the Senior Costs Judge of England & Wales, at the Royal Courts of Justice, from 1992 to 2014.
Peter was a Cost Judge at the Senior Court Costs Office from 2006 to 2020 He was appointed a Deputy District Judge in 1992 and was a Deputy Cost Judge for five years.
He was also Master with responsibility for Court of Protection costs in the SCCO for 14 years.
Nicholas Bacon is a leading silk in his specialised field of costs. He has appeared in practically all of the most important costs and funding cases in recent years.
Erica has practiced exclusively in the law of costs since 2003, being a solicitor and Cost Lawyer prior to being called to the Bar. She qualified as a mediator in 2015.
At the Costs Bar Simon Browne QC continues to head the field and appears regularly in the leading Costs Litigation cases.
Tim specialises in commercial disputes with a particular emphasis on international arbitration, construction and professional liability.
Rupert Cohen is a barrister and mediator practicing predominantly in costs law. He graduated from Christ Church, Oxford with a first class degree in 2009 and was called to the Bar in October 2011.
Jonathan Dingle has been commended in a string of awards for his mediation work worldwide most recently in Johannesburg with the Association of Arbitrators of Southern Africa.
Paul is a successful and seasoned costs practitioner. He has extensive experience of advising on and litigating the costs of high value claims at all levels.
Stephen Innes (2000 call) is a barrister at 4 New Square. His practice is in commercial dispute resolution, with his two main areas of specialism being professional liability and costs.
“He is clear, to the point and his advice is always solution focused.” The Legal 500 2019
Shaman’s practice covers several ﬁelds of commercial and common law with his costs practice bridging over both ﬁelds.
PJ Kirby QC
PJ (as he likes to be known) was called to the Bar in 1989 having previously been a partner in a firm of Holborn solicitors. He took silk in 2013. PJ sits as Deputy District Judge in the London courts and has sat as a Bar Council appointed assessor for High Court costs appeals. PJ is also an accredited mediator with the ADR Group.
Kevin was called to the bar in 2007. Having specialised in costs litigation throughout his career, he quickly established himself as a heavyweight in all aspects of costs law.
James Laughland (Call: 1991) is an experienced costs practitioner and has been involved in this field ever since the leading authority on wasted costs: Ridehalgh v Horsefield . He has been identified as a leading junior for costs in both Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500 since 2007.
Roger Mallalieu QC
Roger joined 4 New Square in 2008 after 10 years practice at 6 Pump Court and then Hailsham Chambers. He is ranked as one of the leading juniors in the field of costs law of all types and has been involved in many of the leading cases in the area.
Robert Marven QC
Robert Marven QC is a specialist in all areas of costs law of costs. He is also an expert on the law concerning litigation funding. He has been instructed in a range of high profile cases in the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal, the High Court, the Senior Courts Costs Office and the County Court.
Andrew McGee has been a member of the Kings Chambers Costs Team since 2004.
Shail has a broad commercial disputes practice with particular emphasis on financial services, insurance, professional liability work and costs. He appears regularly in the county courts and High Court both as sole advocate and as part of a team.
Craig has a national practice exclusively in the Law of Costs. His expertise is in demand in contentious and non-contentious costs issues arising in both civil and criminal matters.
Matthew graduated with a 2:1 in Law from Trinity Hall, Cambridge University. He has been a barrister and a member of Kings Chambers since 1992. He has substantial experience of litigation. He trained as a mediator in 2012.
Richard has been recommended by both Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500 over many years as a Leading Junior in his two main practice areas: costs and personal injury.
Benjamin Williams QC
Throughout his career at the Bar, Ben has been known not only as a skillful advocate and lawyer, but also as a good team-player who is very easy to get along with: one leading legal directory describes him as ‘very approachable and collaborative while also being ferociously intelligent.’
Paul is a Solicitor who specialises in the law relating to the provision of legal services, solicitors, barristers and other professionals.
Adam is a partner at a leading UK and Ireland law firm. He has specialised in costs litigation for the last 15 years. He was appointed a Solicitor-Advocate in 2011 having gained Higher Rights of Audience.
Over 20 years experience in civil litigation has given Rob a keen sense of the underlying issues, gained whilst conducting and defending the claims that give birth to costs disputes in the first place, as well as costs issues themselves.
Greg brings an extensive and unique set of skills and insights when helping resolve disputes using ADR. Well placed to work with parties remotely via all main video conference platforms.
Mark is CEDR accredited and a Registered Mediator of the Civil Mediation Council.
Samuel Hayman and his team are responsible for many of the leading reported costs cases of the last few years.
Keith has practiced for over thirty years as a law costs consultant and provides specialist law costs advice and advocacy services on costs issues and claims arising in and from commercial disputes in England and internationally.
Rick Munro heads up Sentio Costs, a specialist legal costs firm, based in Southampton with offices in London & Reading.
Lee is a fully qualified and accredited civil/commercial and workplace mediator, and is a member of the Professional Mediators Association.
Qualified as a lawyer in England & Wales, Avi is a CMC accredited mediator and solicitor-advocate.
He has successfully resolved legal cost disputes in a variety of commercial sectors.
He has over 10 years of dispute resolution experience, practising as a solicitor in Manchester.
Ged is Technical Manager at Kain Knight North & Midlands Ltd.
Having started his costs career in 2006, he has held roles focused on both paying and receiving party costs disputes and has substantial experience in relation to disputes involving costs management & budgeting issues.
Maria has worked in the Legal Sector for over 22 years and qualified as a Costs Lawyer in 2007 when she obtained her Higher Rights of Audience to conduct Costs Litigation.
Alison is a Costs Lawyer and Managing Director of a well established Legal Costs Practice, with offices based in Wales and Bristol. She has over 20 years experience within the legal costs industry.
Andrew was amongst the first Costs Lawyers to achieve regulated status in 2007, with over 25 years’ experience in dealing with contentious costs, he has over the years been instructed in all areas of personal injury, clinical negligence and commercial litigation.
John graduated from the University of Leicester and joined a specialist insurance legal costs team in early 1995. He qualified as one of the first Costs Lawyers of the Association of Costs Lawyers with rights of audience in September 2007.
Jon has over 20 years experience in all areas of civil costs and is highly regarded by his peers.
His experience is evenly balanced across both paying party and receiving party instructions and he is therefore able to appreciate all sides to a dispute and the associated risks.
Nick McDonnell is a Director and Costs Lawyer with Just Costs Solicitors.
Nick graduated from Cambridge University in 1998 and subsequently went into Civil Litigation with a Solicitors’ firm in Lancashire where he also took up an interest in costs.
Donal is a senior Costs Lawyer and Accredited Facilitative & Evaluative Costs Mediator. He has worked exclusively in the area of civil legal costs for over 19 years and has run his own thriving consultancy in London since 2004. He has to-date successfully conducted nine mediations in both legal costs and general litigation matters.
Lucy has worked in costs since 2008. Initially working exclusively on receiving party personal injury costs, Lucy has been fortunate enough to have been exposed a variety of work types and to act for both paying and receiving parties throughout her career.
Experienced Costs Lawyer focused on complex and high-value litigation.
Nick began his career in costs in 2001. He qualified as an Associate of the Association of Law Costs Draftsmen in January 2009 and became a Fellow in January 2011.
Following the Association being granted Reserved Legal activities under the Legal Services Act in 2007, he was admitted as a Costs Lawyer in 2011.
Costs Company of the Year at the Modern Claims Awards