Charles Crow

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Historical practice
During the period 2000 – 2010 Charles was heavily involved in dealing with all aspects of CFA enforceability challenges in the context of detailed assessment proceedings.
Recent experience
Charles continues to be instructed by both Claimants and Defendants on all aspects of costs work including: costs management/budgeting, interim costs applications, detailed assessments and advisory work in relation to points of principle (including QOWCS issues, assignment and rectification of CFAs, Bullock/Sanderson orders). He has acted in large group litigation costs cases, including one involving bills of costs exceeding 3,000,000 in cumulative total.
“Thorough, insightful, conscientious and fiercely bright. He is formidable in court and has an excellent way with his clients.” “A good, measured advocate.”
Chambers UK 2019
“Very personable with a fierce intellect.”
Legal 500 2019
“A truly excellent barrister who fight the client’s corner and really delivers for clients. Highly recommended”
Chambers UK 2018
“He is an excellent advocate; he thoroughly prepares beyond anything I would expect and he gets on famously with lay clients.” “He is very persuasive and puts forward his argument in a professional way.”
Chambers UK 2017
LLB, Barrister-at-Law

Latest News & Publications

Proportionality has been the watchword in costs for such a length of time that one might have...

Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2019
In the recent case of Awan v. ICTS UK Ltd [2018] 11WLUK 385 (Simler J, President) the EAT confirmed and strengthened previous decisions (Aspden v. Webbs Poultry [1996] IRLR 251, Briscoe v. Lubrizol Ltd [2002] IRLR 607, amongst others) to the effect that a term will be implied into contracts of employment that "once the employee has become entitled to payment of disability income due under the long-term disability plan, the employer will not dismiss him on the grounds of his continuing incapacity to work”.  But is this apparently Claimant-friendly decision potentially a two-edged sword?...

Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018