Ralph McMullan (2016) General Information A highly experienced lawyer and advocate ,Ralph spent 20 years as a solicitor before transferring to the Bar. He has a well developed costs and personal injury practice, acting for both claimants and defendants. Since joining the Bar Ralph has developed a strong Family Practice, dealing with Children Act matters and financial disputes. His growing reputation in Family Law has seen an increasing number of law firms instruct him on a variety of matters. Ralph's calm and measured approach makes him an ideal Family Law advocate. Ralph combines this work with a thriving costs practice, which includes attendance at detailed assessment hearings across the country for both receiving and paying parties, regularly dealing with costs claims of several hundred thousand pounds, as well as attending oral hearings subsequent to the provisional assessment process. Ralph has developed a niche practice in technical cost disputes and is ideally suited to conduct CCMC’s with his ability to deal with directions in addition to all costs issues. Since joining Clerksroom, Ralph has received great feedback from those who are instructing him for the first time. He is approachable and enthusiastic, qualities which when combined with his drive and tactical nous make him the "go-to" advocate for many.