“Talent wins games, but team work and intelligence wins championships”
- Michael Jordan
David started his career with City of London Law firm Herbert Smith before becoming independent in 1992. He has a vast experience of working with both major City of London and niche law firms dealing with all costs issues in the civil courts up to the Supreme Court. David was one of the first Costs Draftsman to qualify as a Costs Lawyer in 2007 and is recognised by the Association of Costs Lawyers as an Accredited Trainer and frequently gives cost talks to client firms.
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Jim has been involved in legal costs since 1987 and qualified as a Costs lawyer in 2007. For many years, a significant part of Jim’s practice was advising on and preparing solicitor and own client bills for City of London firms of solicitors. Jim also has experience in multi-party group actions on behalf of Defendant insurers and has acted in a number of high profile matters dealing with the costs of individual claims and of the costs of the Steering Committee firms. Jim is also regularly instructed on shipping related matters by solicitors, shipping companies and their P&I insurers direct, both in this jurisdiction and abroad.
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Gerry has been in practice since 1985 and has audited solicitors and associated experts fees in the U.K. mainland Europe and Hong Kong and was retained as Expert Costs Witness in a Norwegian Arbitration, where costs exceeded £50,000.000.00. Gerry has also advised Lloyd's Insurers on high value US Attorney Fees incurred under U.K policies and is regularly instructed in relation to legal fees arising from construction matters.
DD: 0203 700 8191