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Paul Edwards

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Paul manages the costs team in our Liverpool office and with over 20 years’ experience he is regarded as an expert in the field of costs management. Paul is a regular commentator on the on-going impact of the civil justice reforms, advising clients on how the changes impact their strategy in dealing with claims and challenging third party costs.

Paul specialises in complex and high value costs disputes, with particular expertise in group litigation and abuse claims. In addition, he deals with costs in specialist areas such as marine, acting in arbitrations and has advised on multi-jurisdictional matters. With clients including large insurers, public bodies, banks and a wide range of businesses, Paul's experience includes advising on claims for costs of £18 million, matters with over 10,000 claimants, and bills assessed in the Supreme Court.

Paul is an expert on solicitor/client assessments and audits and has a growing client base of many of the UKs largest charities.

Authored Insights

Costs orders for unreasonable behaviour in small claims

Claimant's who don’t co-operate in advance of infant approval hearing face cost sanctions

Costs

Senior Costs Court guidance on appropriate grade of fee earner and applicable rates for abuse claims