ABOUT US

About the team at Check My Legal Fees

We are a team of legal costs experts with over 60 years' experience.

We have dealt with costs arising from almost every legal specialism.

We have conducted cases complaining about solicitor's charges at all levels up to and including the Court of Appeal.

We are not part of a firm of solicitors and are therefore entirely independent.

Mark Carlisle

Mark Carlisle from Check My Legal Fees

Mark has over 28 years’ experience of costs during which time he has run his own costs firm, been a national advocacy manager for one of the largest legal costs companies in the UK and acted as a consultant to a number of leading firms of solicitors.

He has dealt with almost every type of costs claim and provides an encyclopaedic knowledge of costs law to his clients.

He is an accomplished litigator and outstanding negotiator. He specialises in high value costs litigation and is particularly adept as dealing with technical challenges.

Charles Cuthbert

Charles has specialised in legal costs since completion of the Bar Vocational Course and being called to the Bar in 2004.

He has worked as an advocate for one of the largest defendant costs firms in the country where he specialised in drafting formal documentation and attending Detailed Assessment Hearings to challenge the level of costs claimed by solicitors.

He has also worked for a number of claimant costs firms involved in all aspects of costs recovery from preparation of bills of costs to attendance at Detailed Assessment Hearings. Having been involved in the recovery of solicitors’ costs Charles has a clear understanding of vulnerabilities where a party is seeking to recover its costs and how to challenge them.

Having attended hundreds of court hearings and conducted thousands of cases Charles has a clear and accurate insight into the whole costs process and can therefore provide accurate advice on the most likely outcome where a claim for costs is assessed by the court.

He has particular interest in assessments under the Solicitors Act 1974, Commercial Litigation, Contractual Disputes, Catastrophic Injury, Clinical Negligence, Employment Law, Public Liability and Property Disputes.

Charles Cuthbert from Check My Legal Fees

Louise Spurdle

Lousie Spurdle from Check My Legal Fees

Louise is an extremely skilled Costs Lawyer who has a real eye for detail and who continuously strives to excel in everything she does.

Louise has worked for a number of leading costs firms and solicitors. As a result she had a wide knowledge base and considerable understanding of solicitors’ billing practices.

Louise has acted in all kinds of matters including high value and complex multi-track personal injury, clinical negligence, commercial litigation, arbitration, legal aid and Solicitors' Act matters.

Kerry-Anne Moore

Kerry-Anne is a particularly adept and tenacious Costs Lawyer.

Kerry previously ran the costs department for a leading Cardiff based law firm. Having been party to the inner workings of a solicitors firm Kerry-Anne is able to assess costs with razor sharp accuracy.

This insight combined with her formidable drafting and negotiation skills ensures her clients receive outstanding advice and representation.

Kerry also possesses a wealth of knowledge in relation to challenging Conditional Fee Agreements.

Kerry-Anne Moore from Check My Legal Fees

Rehan Mujadaddi

Rehan Mujadaddi from Check My Legal Fees

Rehan is a highly motivated, detail orientated and conscientious Costs Lawyer who can communicate extremely effectively. He approaches his work methodically with a focus on clarity and accuracy and as a result obtains outstanding results for his clients.

He has been working within legal costs for 12 years representing both Claimants and Defendants. He has held a number of challenging and high profile positions for some of the industry’s largest and most influential corporations.

He has copious experience of drafting complex documentation, has been instrumental in opening a London Office for what was then the largest solicitor costs practice in the country and has significant experience of managing teams of specialist costs practitioners.

He has a critical understanding of Costs Budgets and is able to provide technical assistance throughout the Costs Management process.

Rehan has a particular interest in complex Clinical Negligence, Catastrophic and serious RTAs, Commercial Litigation, Contractual Disputes, High Value and Multi-Track cases, Dental Negligence, Employer’s Liability, Occupier’s and Public Liability, Property Disputes and assessments under the Solicitors Act 1974.

About Us

We are a team of legal costs experts with over 60 years' experience.

We have dealt with costs arising from almost every legal specialism.

We have conducted cases challenging solicitor's costs at all levels up to and including the Court of Appeal.

We are not part of a firm of solicitors and are therefore entirely independent.

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