Michelle, who is based at Just Costs’ Chesterfield office, has been working in costs for ten years, having started her career at Irwin Mitchell before joining Just Costs in 2008.
She specialises in preparing costs budgets, budgeting cases to trial and subsequently attending court for costs management conferences on behalf of the firm’s clients.
Michelle also drafts bills of costs for personal injury claims such as road traffic accidents, clinical negligence, industrial disease, public liability, employers’ liability, property disputes and judicial review cases.
Just Costs’ eastern region, with offices in Chesterfield and Leeds, is expanding quickly and now has over 20 fee earners.
Commenting on her promotion, Michelle Bannister said:
“I’m thrilled to become an associate. Having been with the firm for a number of years, I can really appreciate the giant strides we are making on a regional and national level.”
Said Paul Shenton, managing director at Just Costs:
“Michelle’s promotion is very well deserved. She is a valued member of the team and is extremely well regarded by clients and colleagues alike.”