Mark has been involved in many costs’ hearings and has particular experience dealing with technical issues involving conditional fee agreements. He has been involved in several cases relating to the notification of funding and the consequences of Before the Event Insurance. Mark has often attended detailed assessment hearings on behalf of both Claimants and Defendants.
He was instructed by the Defendant in the case of Zahur v Centrica [HHJ Walford] in an appeal relating to the operation of CPR Part 36 and whether an offer is capable of acceptance in the absence of formal written notice of withdrawal.
He was instructed by the Defendant in the case of Watkiss v Allison which involved the recoverability of ATE premiums in LVI cases.
Mark has considerable experience in dealing with cases involving the operation of CPR Part 44 and the appropriate costs’ orders to be made where there have been admissible offers to settle which have not been made in accordance with Part 36.
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- MA (Cantab)
- LLM (Cantab)