He is user-friendly and has a fine eye for detail...You always feel you are on the front foot when he is on your side.Chambers and Partners 2018
Howard regularly appears in Courts nationwide on Costs and Case Management hearings, as well as detailed assessments and other hearings dedicated solely to costs issues. In this complex area of the law, Howard is able to discern the salient facts quickly and efficiently.
He appeared in the recent case of Americhem Europe Ltd v Rakem Ltd 2014 [EWHC] 1881 TCC, which concerned the validity of a statement of truth on Precedent H Costs Budgets completed by a costs draftsman, rather than by the party’s legal representative.View full profile >>
Tasneem v Morley (2014)
Won exemplary damages for successful Defendant insurer against a total of 16 fraudulent Claimants involved in a fraud ring comprising 9 separate road traffic accidents.
Royal & Sunalliance Insurance Company Ltd v Kosky (2013)
Successfully defended the first ever application for permission to bring committal proceedings for contempt of court under the new CPR 81 in the High Court.
B v Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (2013)
Represented applicant in appeal to First Tier Tribunal after he was awarded £1,500 at first instance following sexual abuse suffered at the hands of a former teacher at his school. Drafted a full Schedule of Loss and following submissions before the Tribunal, the applicant was awarded in excess of £105,000.
Taylor v Taylor (2013)
Represented the Defendant in a multi-track trial involving a Claimant who was claiming in excess of £100,000 for lost earnings following a road traffic accident. Following 2 days of detailed cross-examination revealing the true extent of the weaknesses in the Claimant's case, the matter settled globally (including costs) for £42,000.
Deegan v (1) Thompson (2) Motor Insurer's Bureau (2013)
Led by Alan Jeffreys QC. Instructed by MIB in a claim arising out of a road traffic accident that was pleaded in excess of £6 million. Drafted Counter-Schedule, following which the matter settled at a JSM for just over £1 million.
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