Jim, is one of the UK's leading experts in legal costs/costs budgets and has spent over 40 years in the legal industry, working in-house for the likes of Clifford Turner (now Clifford Chance) and Allen & Overy in 80s & 90s.

Jim, has worked independently since the mid 90s. Client's ranged from the world's leading investment bank to lay individuals on pro bono basis.

Budgets produced up to £35million. A  budget produced by Jim, on the "SKAT" case (descibed as possibly the biggest litigation case in UK history) was used in the  security for costs application when  over £500m was sort.

UK COSTS LAWYER YEAR - 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020 &2021.

"The Legal Extortion Racket"  published Dec 2022.

Most Trusted Legal Costs & Budget Expert 2024.

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.

Jim has written many articles and spoken on radio and given  live TV interviews on BBC News at 10 (Abramovich litigation) and on Danish TV (SKAT litigation).




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