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Mark has over 30 years’ experience of costs during which time he has run his own costs firm, been a national advocacy manager for one of the largest legal costs companies in the UK and acted as a consultant to a number of leading firms of solicitors.











He has dealt with almost every type of costs claim and provides an encyclopaedic knowledge...
Mark has over 30 years’ experience of costs during which time he has run his own costs firm, been a national advocacy manager for one of the largest legal costs companies in the UK and acted as a consultant to a number of leading firms of solicitors.











He has dealt with almost every type of costs claim and provides an encyclopaedic knowledge of costs law to his clients.











He is an accomplished litigator and outstanding negotiator.
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Refund of £2,715.50 from legal fees deducted following a road traffic accident in May 2016

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We were instructed by Mr & Mrs L in October 2017 and they have had to wait for a long time to receive their refund, because their case was pu...

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Herbert -v- HH Law in the Law Society Gazette

The Law Society Gazette has now reported on the Herbert decision, about which we posted yesterday. You can get to the full article here. Most int...

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Herbert -v- HH Law Limited - A very important decision on a client's ability to challenge both success fees and ATE premiums

If a payment by a solicitor is properly to be classified as a solicitor's disbursement, it should be contained in his bill of costs and thus be amenab...

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Robin Stewart -v- HCC Solicitors, SCCO (Master Rowley) 17/10/17 - Solicitors' Bill reduced from £130k to £76k

The case demonstrates that, from a client's perspective, time for assessment has not expired simply because their solicitors say it is so. It is also ...

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Our Mark Carlisle writes in the Law Society Gazette

PI solicitors who simply ignore the contractual terms of business and simply deduct 25% of damages come what may must be brought to account.

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