Lee became involved in Legal Costs in 2003 following employment with a leading Insurance Company, joining the firm in 2005. Lee has attained rights of audience at Court to conduct litigation, following his qualification as a Costs Lawyer and has over 12 years’ experience in the legal costs industry.
He has an all-round knowledge of legal costs, both representing Claimant and Defendant interests, proving an advantage when advocating at Court to justify or oppose claims for costs.
Lee has been involved in numerous high value cases, providing detailed advice to clients, preparing detailed Bills of Costs or Estimates in PI, Clinical Negligence, Commercial and Solicitor own Client matters.
Following the change in rules from April 2013, Lee’s work also include the preparation of Costs Budgets and has become a key part of the legal team for such cases requiring budgets. Lee deals with cases through the entire assessment procedure whether this be by way of Provisional or Detailed Assessment and regularly advocates at Detailed Assessments and Oral Hearings throughout the Country.
In his role as Operations Manager Lee is also involved in the training and development of staff and is integral in fulfilling client requirements adopting a face to face approach. Lee has also prepared articles for Legal Journals on current costs issues and has provided costs talks on subjects of interest.
Out of the office Lee enjoys spending time with his young family and is a keen football follower. Lee also has a big interest in music and regularly attends live music events.