Jim is one of the leading experts in legal costs/costs budgets and has spent over 35 years in the legal industry, working in-house for the likes of Clifford Turner (now Clifford Chance) and Allen & Overy. Jim has published numerous articles and spoke at some of the major costs conferences over the last 20 years.
Jim became an Associate of the Association of Law Cost Draftsmen in the early 90’s, gaining Fellowship status by examination 18months later. Jim became
one of the first Fellows bestowed with Costs Lawyer status in 2007. As a Costs Lawyer, Jim, has the right to conduct reserved legal activities under the Legal Services Act 2007. This also enables him to conduct costs litigation in his own right; including providing his advocacy skills in numerous courts such as the County Court, High Court and Court of Appeal. Jim is also a Commissioner for Oaths.
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