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Richard Waters

Richard Waters

Associate & Costs Lawyer

Richard Waters

Associate & Costs Lawyer

Richard Waters
Locations Canterbury
Tel 01227 763939
Email rjw@furleypage.co.uk
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Dispute Resolution/Personal Injury

  • Costs budgeting
  • Costs management applications including: interim payment applications
  • Preparation of statements of costs including: N260 A & B
  • Preparation of bills of costs including: Precedents A & S
  • Part 8 costs only proceedings
  • Provisional and Detailed Assessments
  • Points of Dispute/Replies
  • Advice as to settlement parameters/Part 36 or similar offers
  • Negotiations
  • Advocacy to include Costs & Case Management Conferences
  • Fixed costs and escape applications
  • Security for Costs application estimates

Vulnerable Client

  • Deputyship accounts
  • Deputyship reports & & OPG105 estimates
  • Preparation of bills of costs (short form and detailed)
  • Provisional assessment requests
  • Appeals
  • Applications to the Court of Protection

Solicitor Act 1974 Assessments

Richard initially qualified as an associate of the Association of Law Costs Draftsmen in 2009 at an established independent firm of costs lawyers, where he was a senior associate, and following upgrade to fellowship, acquired Costs Lawyer status in October 2011.

Richard joined Furley Page in 2016, and became an Associate in 2019. Richard heads our costs team and services our dispute resolution, personal injury and vulnerable client teams, also receiving instructions from external firms and lay clients, preparing costs recovery claims and advising on adverse costs liabilities, within a wide range of claims.

Focusing on providing considered and practical advice, in an area surrounded by varying costs implications, Richard identifies costs protection as central to his advice. Richard is therefore able to maximise costs recovery and boasts a high success rate on assessment, regularly invoking costs benefits under Part 36 with well-placed and strategic settlement offers.

Richard is regulated by the Costs Lawyer Standards Board (CLSB) which grants him the right to conduct the exercise of a right of audience, the conduct of litigation and the administration of oaths.

  • Professional Deputies Forum (PDF)

Areas of Specialism

Dispute Resolution/Personal Injury

  • Costs budgeting
  • Costs management applications including: interim payment applications
  • Preparation of statements of costs including: N260 A & B
  • Preparation of bills of costs including: Precedents A & S
  • Part 8 costs only proceedings
  • Provisional and Detailed Assessments
  • Points of Dispute/Replies
  • Advice as to settlement parameters/Part 36 or similar offers
  • Negotiations
  • Advocacy to include Costs & Case Management Conferences
  • Fixed costs and escape applications
  • Security for Costs application estimates

Vulnerable Client

  • Deputyship accounts
  • Deputyship reports & & OPG105 estimates
  • Preparation of bills of costs (short form and detailed)
  • Provisional assessment requests
  • Appeals
  • Applications to the Court of Protection

Solicitor Act 1974 Assessments

Career

Richard initially qualified as an associate of the Association of Law Costs Draftsmen in 2009 at an established independent firm of costs lawyers, where he was a senior associate, and following upgrade to fellowship, acquired Costs Lawyer status in October 2011.

Richard joined Furley Page in 2016, and became an Associate in 2019. Richard heads our costs team and services our dispute resolution, personal injury and vulnerable client teams, also receiving instructions from external firms and lay clients, preparing costs recovery claims and advising on adverse costs liabilities, within a wide range of claims.

Focusing on providing considered and practical advice, in an area surrounded by varying costs implications, Richard identifies costs protection as central to his advice. Richard is therefore able to maximise costs recovery and boasts a high success rate on assessment, regularly invoking costs benefits under Part 36 with well-placed and strategic settlement offers.

Richard is regulated by the Costs Lawyer Standards Board (CLSB) which grants him the right to conduct the exercise of a right of audience, the conduct of litigation and the administration of oaths.

Memberships

Professional Deputies Forum (PDF)

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