Kate Benn

Business and Litigation Manager

Experience

Costs Draftsman since 2011.

After completing the Legal Practice course at the College of Law, Kate began working on the Defendant side of costs in 2011 moving over to work on Claimant’s costs in 2012 and is now a Senior Costs Draftsman and Business and Litigation Manager for R Costings. Kate has an extensive knowledge of costs matters and is highly skilled and experienced in the preparation of CMO Bills compliant with the new rules and electronic format, Budget preparation, Points of Dispute/Replies and dealing with matters to conclusion of the assessment process. Kate has specific knowledge with probate issues in costs litigation and assists in providing ongoing training to other colleagues.

Kate has specific expertise in both clinical negligence and complex catastrophic personal injury claims having worked on preparing Bills of Costs for claims with costs in excess of £1.8M. Kate has also been the lead draftsman dealing with multiple claims and generic costs resulting from defective hip replacement litigation claims and is an authority in this field.

In addition to her costs drafting role, Kate is the Business and Litigation Manager responsible for overseeing business development needs across the company working closely with the Managing Director.

Kate has an eye for detail and is thorough in her approach to Bill preparation and advice and will always strive to ensure the best possible recovery and outcome for the client utilising knowledge of up to date case law at the CPR.

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