Mathew Lawton

Contact Details
Costs Lawyer
Yorkshire and Humberside
01302 244419

How long have you been working in costs?

20 years.

When did you join PIC?

September 2003.

What work do you do?

My caseload focuses primarily on the preparation of Precedent H Costs Budgets and Bills of Costs for Claimants in personal injury and clinical negligence cases involving complex issues and catastrophic life-changing injuries.

Some interesting cases

  • I prepared the Bill of Costs in AB v Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust [2019] EWHC 1889 (QB) which dealt with the change of funding from Legal Aid to CFA.
  • Several high value, complex and long-running personal injury and clinical negligence cases including cerebral palsy, brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputations, etc.
  • Several actions arising from the Tebay rail disaster including fatal injuries as well as significant psychological injuries to rail workers.
  • Multi-Claimant action with test cases arising from cosmetic procedures.

Additional personal details:

Gym. Cycling. Travelling.


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