The Team

Maria Barker

Maria is a Director of the Company and qualified as a Costs Lawyer in 2007. Maria has worked in the legal sector for over 20 years and has specialised in costs for over 12 years and deals with all technical challenges, advocacy and the training of staff. Maria is an Accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator and has also been accredited by the SRA as an external CPD Course Provider.

Laura Ash

Laura is a Law Costs Draftsman who joined the Company in May 2014. Laura is experienced in preparing detailed Costs Budgets and Bill of Costs. Laura has a background in family law and financial planning and is currently training to become a Costs Lawyer.

Matthew Bullimore

Matthew is a Law Costs Draftsman. Matthew joined the company in August 2009 and is part of the Precedent H - Cost Budgeting Team. Matthew has a keen interest in IT and assists with any queries within the company.

Allison Clarke

Allison is a Law Cost Draftsman in the High Value Costs Team and specialises in complex and substantial bills where damages are in excess of £500k and is also part of the Costs Budgetting team. Allison also has an interest in Contested Probate, Court of Protection and PPI claims. Allison has worked in the legal sector for over 20 years.

Lisa Holmes

Lisa is a Supervisor and Team Leader preparing Bills in the High Value Costs Team. Lisa has a keen interest in complex and high value Clinical Negligence Claims and often prepares Bills in respect of cases which settle in excess of £500k.

Lisa has worked in the legal sector for over 12 years and has been preparing detailed bills for over 6 years.

Donna Kendall

Donna is a Law Costs Draftsman who joined the firm in August 2015.

Rebecca Lamble

Rebecca joined the Company in November 2011 and qualified as a Costs Lawyer in 2010. She prepares bills in the High Value Costs Team and is also a Supervisor and Team Leader. Rebecca worked for 9 years as an in-house Law Costs Draftsman for a firm of Solicitors before joining the company. Rebecca’s particular interests are Clinical Negligence and high value Multi-track claims.

Helen Mills

Helen is a Costs Negotiator. Helen has over nine years experience in negotiating all aspects of Claimant personal injury costs including issuing Part 8 Proceedings, preparing Replies to Points of Dispute, making Applications for interim payments and requesting Detailed Assessment Hearings.

Allys Parsons

Allys is the Office Manager and joined the company in November 2011. Allys oversees all administration and the running of the office to include dealing with the updating of the policies and procedures along with all aspects of employment law. Allys has achieved her Level 5 in Human Resource Management and is an associate member of the CIPD.

Nicola Thomas

Nicola is a Costs Lawyer who joined the Company in October 2010. Nicola has over 25 years experience in the Legal Sector having dealt with Fast and Multi-track claims and has specialised in the area of Law Costs since 2003.

Amy Kowalski

Amy is a Law Costs Draftsman who joined the Company in June 2014.

David Wilkinson

David is a trainee Costs Lawyer in the High Value Costs Team. David joined the company in March 2006 and has worked in the legal sector for over 12 years. David enjoys dealing with complex claims with multiple parties or bills that require apportionment. David prepares detailed bills in industrial disease cases, medical and professional negligence, RTA over 500k including brain injury, litigant in person, possession claims to the Adjudicator of the Land Registry and boundary disputes.

Sophie Maynard

Sophie is a Law Costs Draftsman who joined the firm in May 2016.

James Moar

James is a Law Costs Draftsman who joined the firm in May 2016.