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Costs – Leading juniors

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    • Paul Hughes - Kings ChambersAn accomplished costs specialist.
    • Kevin Latham - Kings ChambersAn excellent advocate who is great with clients.
    • Matthew Smith - Kings ChambersHis knowledge of costs law is first-rate.
    • Richard Wilcock - Exchange ChambersHighly experienced across a broad range of costs matters.

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Richard Wilcock is a key name at Exchange Chambers for costs and is known for representing the NHS in high-profile costs matters, including a case examining the relationship between costs budgeting and assessment.

Kings Chambers is well known for its ‘strong specialist expertise in costs’. The group handles instructions from paying and receiving parties across a wide range of costs matters. In November 2017 Dr Mark Friston moved to Hailsham Chambers.

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