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Just Costs Solicitors appoints new associate and costs advocate

JustCosts200 [1]Just Costs Solicitors has appointed commercial litigation specialist Alex Bagnall as an associate and costs advocate.

Alex, who is based at the firm’s Manchester head office, joins Just Costs from Lawlords where he was head of commercial litigation costs.  Before Lawlords, Alex spent seven years at John M Hayes where he was technical director.

Alex has acted in numerous cases where costs of £1 million have been claimed and has dealt with costs litigation in courts up to and including the Supreme Court.  He has been involved in some well known costs cases including Sandler v Cowdrey, Harrison v Black Horse and Kelly v Black Horse.

Commenting on his decision to join Just Costs Solicitors, Alex Bagnall said:

“I am delighted to join Just Costs at a time when there are so many exciting developments at the firm.

“The commercial litigation team has real expertise and strength in depth and I am looking forward to playing my part in further developing our offering.”

Said Paul Shenton, managing director at Just Costs:

“Alex is widely respected within the commercial litigation costs marketplace and is an important addition to our team.

“He has a proven track record and an excellent reputation.”

In addition to fee earning work, Alex will also provide training for Just Costs’ clients.  He currently teaches a costs litigation course at BPP Law School.