Meet The Team
Mrs Janet Hickman
Head of Costs NegotiationA Costs Lawyer/Consultant. Mrs Hickman is the Head of the Costs Negotiation Department and specialises in negotiations and preparation of Points of Dispute and Replies. In addition, she conducts a full costs recovery service following settlement of personal injury and civil litigation matters.
Mr Stephen Hickman
Head of Costs Drafting & Costs Budgeting
Costs Lawyer and the founder of the company in 1983.
Mr Hickman is head of the Costs Drafting and Costs Budgeting Department and specialises in complex and substantial civil litigation matters and his portfolio includes high profile, leading firms in London and the South-east. He also provides specialist drafting skills in catastrophic personal injury and clinical negligence matters and offers advice with regards to Conditional Fee Agreements and funding generally.
Mr Hickman is a leading Costs Advocate and is instructed to attend Detailed Assessments in the SCCO and County Courts throughout the country.
Mr Hickman also attends to the preparation of Schedules of Costs and auditing of Solicitors’ files.
Mrs Sue Day
Head of Family CostsFamily Law Consultant and head of the Family Costs Department specialising in the preparation of Bills in publicly funded childcare, child abduction and general family matters where Costs Orders have been awarded.
Ms Nese Goze
Nese assists Costs Lawyer, Mr Hickman in the preparation of Bills of Costs in clinical negligence and catastrophic personal injury cases.
Nese is also a specialist in family Legal Aid matters with particular expertise in the preparation of High Costs Case Plans in funded cases and mental health actions.
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