Marinus became involved in legal costs in 1975 whilst working for a firm of Solicitors on Rochester, Kent. In 1976 he joined a firm of Costs Draftsmen in Tunbridge Wells. Since that time he has worked for various independent firms and on his own account. He has over 43 years experience working in the field of costs and is highly experienced Costs Lawyer with rights of audience.
Marinus has a well rounded knowledge of costs having represented both Claimant and Defendants and has a wealth of knowledge in all areas of costs including commercial, civil litigation, personal injury, clinical negligence, Solicitor and own client disputes and legal aid. His expertise covers drafting Bills of Costs, preparing Cost Budgets, estimates of statements of costs, preparing Points of Dispute and Replies, providing technical advice, costs submissions, attending Detailed Assessment and costs related to the hearings in the County Courts, High Court, SCCO, tribunals and cost management hearings. He has also conducted seminars both in-house and for Solicitors and frequently works in-house when required.