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15. Expenses in the Sheriff Court and Court of Session
Date:
Wednesday 30 October 2019
Time:
05:45pm - 07:15pm
Speaker:
Alex Quinn (Quinn Andrews Law Accountants)
Seminar Details:

The speaker, Alex Quinn, has been involved in the Law accountancy profession for over 40 years initially developing the firm of Alex Quinn & Partners from 1971 until 2003. His practice during this time was primarily in respect of preparation of accounts on behalf of Pursuers in regard to Personal Injury actions and Commercial Actions. From 2003 until 2016 Alex was a Consultant Law Costs Accountant with Simpson & Marwick/ Clyde & Co dealing mainly with the development of Fees and Costs teams and adjustment of defenders Law Costs. Since then as an independent Law Costs accountant Alex has been involved for both Pursuers and Defenders in the preparation of Accounts/adjustment of Accounts and attending at taxations in the Court of Session and Sheriff Court.

In addition Alex has acted as an Expert witness in both the Court of Session and Sheriff Court in regard to Solicitors fees and also the charges of Counsel. Alex is valued for his sound and pragmatic approach in regard to reaching agreement on the reasonable costs/expenses payable. Whether the action is low value or at the other end of the scale Alex has a wealth of knowledge in regard to all level of Costs with additional fee uplifts being an area in which he specialises.

During Alex’s time in practice he has sat on numerous Committees in relation to the development of Solicitors charges, not only in the Court of Session but also within the Sheriff Court, and in particular was a member of the Law Society’s Remuneration Committee for a period of some 10 years in that regard.

 

Booking fee: members £50; non-members £80; trainee/paralegal from member firm £15; trainee/paralegal from non-member firm £25

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