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Leading Juniors

Erica Bedford - Kings ChambersAlways well-prepared, with an eye for detail and technically excellent.
Kevin Latham - Kings ChambersKevin is an all-rounder and top operator who understands how to talk to other stakeholders.
Margaret McDonald - Kenworthy's ChambersMargaret’s preparation and thoroughness has to be a huge asset and strength in her achieving considerable success at costs hearings. She is very personable and always willing to assist on a ad hoc basis even if she is not directly instructed on a matter.
Craig Ralph - Kings ChambersCraig has a complete understanding of all issues relating to costs in clinical negligence claims.
Matthew Smith - Kings ChambersMatthew is a tenacious advocate, personable and easy to work with. Technically very knowledgeable.

Costs in Regional Bar

Kings Chambers

Kings Chambers offers 'impressive strength' in the area of costs and its barristers are 'very experienced'. The team advises institutional and insurer clients on a broad range of work. Kevin Latham is an 'excellent advocate' and has extensive experience advising on costs budgeting issues and fixed costs matters. Latham and Paul Hughes, who is 'very good' are both sought-after for their advocacy skills. Craig Ralph is also recommended and practices exclusively in all aspects of costs and litigation funding.



‘I would highly recommend Kings Chambers, an excellent set of Chambers.’

‘Excellent set.’

‘Good range of juniors including Paul Hughes and Kevin Latham – the best range of talent outside London.’

‘The Barristers at Kings, in the area of costs, are all very experienced, and generally have good availability.’

‘Kings Chambers offers impressive strength in depth in the specialism of costs.’

‘Kings Chambers are used by me and my team for costs-related work and I have had great assistance from both Craig Ralph and from Andrew Hogan from Kings Chambers.’


‘An excellent and efficient service, second to none.’

‘The service has been efficient.’

‘Harry Young and the clerks are always responsive and attuned to the needs of the busy lawyer.’