01279 755552

Liburd, Ashton

Costs Lawyer

Office

Stansted

Office address

Bentfield Place
Bentfield Road
Stansted
Essex
CM24 8HL

DX: 50405 Bishop's Stortford

Telephone

01279 755552

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Specialisms

Personal Injury Commercial, Court of Protection.

Role & Responsibilities

Ashton’s training as a Costs Draftsman commenced in 1999.  In January 2007 he was admitted as an Associate of the then Association of Law Costs Draftsman and subsequently a Fellow in January 2009.  Ashton was subsequently admitted as a Costs Lawyer in January 2011.

Areas of expertise;-

  • Preparation of Bills of Costs
, Points of Dispute
, Replies to Points of Dispute, 
Detailed Assessment hearings and negotiating settlement on behalf of receiving/paying parties.
  • Costs budgeting including Preparing Precedent H and attending Costs Management Conferences whether in person or by telephone.
  • Ashton has also attended County Courts/High Court on numerous occasions.

Education & Qualifications

Ashton’s training as a Costs Draftsman commenced in 1999.  In January 2007 he was admitted as an Associate of the then Association of Law Costs Draftsman and subsequently a Fellow in January 2009.   Ashton was subsequently admitted as a Costs Lawyer in January 2011.

Notable Cases

From 2008-2010 Ashton undertook work on behalf of the Irish Government in relation to the high profile Commission to Enquire into Child Abuse in Republic of Ireland.

Other notable cases:

  • Hailey v Assurance Mutuelle des Motards (March 2015 – Ref CCD 1405291 – Retainer).
  • Gary Minkin v Cawdery Kaye Fireman & Taylor (2011) EWHC 177(QB).

Memberships

Association of Law Costs Draftsman.

Interests

Ashton’s early career prior to entering the costs profession was working for Radio Luxembourg in their record-programming department.  He went on to become a vocalist for numerous bands and ultimately supporting well known artists such as The Jam, David Bowie and Extreme to name but a few.

Outside of work these days Ashton’s interests are music and following Manchester United, he also enjoys travelling (Ashton owns a 1978 VW Camper and enjoys going all over the country in her in the summer months) and going to the cinema.

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