Jack Ridgway

Jack is an experienced Costs Draftsman at Bolt Burdon Kemp, having previously gained experience at two leading national costs firms. He is a Trainee Costs Lawyer, having commenced the Associate of Costs Lawyers Course in September 2014, and is due to qualify in 2017.

Jack graduated from Canterbury Chirstchurch University where he read Law (LL.B). At which, Jack also gained experience as a mediator with The Mediation Service and negotiation experience with the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution, placing first in the Southern regional heat of the College of Law negotiation competition 2010 and finishing in the top 5 nationally.

Jack began his career as a Costs Draftsman in 2011 whereby he gained experience in all forms of personal injury costs before moving to a national solicitors firm which specialised in costs, at which he gained a wider experience with exposure to commercial, probate, Solicitor/Client and advocacy at Case Management Conferences and Detailed Assessment.

The wide range of clients and matters Jack has been exposed to provides the perspective required to allow him to tailor his approach and strategy as appropriate for the case at hand. It has also provided him with a wide range of experience before various District Judges across the South East, East Anglia, West Country and Midlands.

Jack has experience in dealing with abuse, clinical negligence, commercial litigation, the Court of Protection, design rights, international disputes, military claims, patent disputes, personal injury, probate and Solicitor and Own Client assessments.