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Law Costs Draftsman
Since joining The John M Hayes Partnership in 2016 Ben has gained experience in a variety of Legal Aid and Inter Partes matters.
Ben has become a strong member of our legal aid team, gaining experience in all areas of legal aid. Ben has experience in preparing a variety of legal aid claims. He regularly prepares CLAIM1s, bills of costs and claims via CCMS. He also makes up part of our South West and Wales High Costs team and regularly prepares High Costs Case Plans.
Ben is also proficient in preparing post assessment documents for submission to the LAA and advising on assessment. Ben works with his clients to ensure that costs are maximised and the assessment process is dealt with as smoothly as possible.
Ben also undertakes the preparation of Inter-Partes bills of costs and negotiations.
In his spare time Ben enjoys Skiing in the winter and diving in the summer. When not in the office he enjoys travelling to foreign countries, trying new cuisines, and playing squash. Ben also tries to take his 23ft boat out in the Solent when possible.