Danny Stott - High Value Claims Consultant Acumension
Many thanks Phil [Hodder]. I am grateful for your attendance and the very satisfying result.
John Scott Dylan Nair Solicitors
A deep and pervasive feeling of joy pervades the practice this morning - always a doubtful matter - now resolved much to your [Philip Hodder] credit. The principal and I and the other fee earners went out last night to celebrate! (personal injury matter)
Prinz Nagalingam PI Costing PLC
Unlike many Counsel we have encountered, you [Philip Hodder] were willing to speak with our client, keep us appraised throughout and generally go the extra mile. We've been impressed with your level of service and will most certainly be using you again.
Anjum Riaz Minster Law
Client contacted me and advised you [Philip Hodder] were brilliant. Fantastic result and I am very pleased. Thank you for all your hard work.
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Mr. Philip Hodder (2005) is happy to accept instructions as counsel who is:
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Experienced in the following additional areas:
- Business & Commercial Law
- Clinical Negligence
- Family Law
- Personal Injury
- Professional Negligence
- Road Traffic
Outside of these key areas of law, Mr. Philip Hodder (2005) is always willing to consider any enquiry requiring the experience or knowledge needed to help you or your client. Please call Philip direct or the support team on 01823 247 247 if you would like to discuss any aspect of this profile.
This involved a clinical negligence claim, where a ‘never event’ occurred during surgery. The Claimant’s solicitors entered into a CFA and incepted an ATE policy to cover liability and causation experts reports, with a view that the costs of the ATE policy premium would be recoverable under SI 2013 No.739. Defendant’s counsel, Philip Hodder, raised issues at the oral assessment that it was unreasonable for the Claimant to enter into such an ATE policy at the stage it was incepted and therefore the Defendant paying party should not be burdened with the costs of the ATE. DJ Phillips found in favour of the paying party. Philip Hodder was instructed by Acumension Ltd for the Defendant.
Philip Hodder was responsible for the original claim before DJ Marshall Phillips when Claimant's costs were struck out. The attached ruling relates to a second Appeal which was also struck out. He was again instructed by Acumension Ltd.