Name: Adam Fox
Qualifications: Law Degree – LLB(Hons), Bar Professional Training Course – BPTC – LgDip and Costs Lawyer
Costs Drafting History: 8 years
Adam began his career in law as a costs draftsman at a small local costs consultancy following completion of the Bar Professional Training Course progressing on to work in-house for a large city centre solicitors firm and a national costs practice before joining Bidwell Henderson.
In his previous role, Adam established himself as one of the primary Costs Lawyer advocates for a large national costs firms, attending over 100 Hearings, including Applications, Costs Case Management Conferences and Detailed Assessment Hearings across the length and breadth of the country.
Adam has experience in all areas of legal costs but specialises primarily in inter-partes matters. In the past, Adam has prepared costs budgets in large Group Litigation matters, as well as acting in costs proceedings relating to clinical negligence, personal injury and commercial disputes to list a small sample of areas. Adam regularly deals with high value costs claims and has experience in dealing with matters from preparation of the budget and bill all the way through to detailed assessment hearing.
Having experience working for both paying and receiving parties in all aspects of inter-partes work including the preparation of costs budgets, bills, electronic or e-bills, statements of costs, points of dispute and replies and other costs pleadings, Adam is accepts instructions to advise in relation to costs matters and also appear as an advocate at assessment hearings.
Finally, Adam has acted for Litigants in Person and those no longer represented by solicitors in numerous matters and provides simple and straightforward advice absent of legalese for all such clients.
Profile: Away from work Adam plays rugby and is a long suffering supporter of Swindon Town Football Club
Favourite TV genre: Game of Thrones