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Education CV


2017-present : PhD Candidate, Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge (2017-present)

2016 : LLM (Distinction), University College London

2006 : Legal Practice Course, College of Law, London

2005 : Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction), College of Law, London

​​2003 : BA in Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic, Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge

Professional Experience

Solicitor, England and Wales

2007-2009 : Training Contract, Salans LLP (London)

2009-2010 : Associate in Shipping and Banking Litigation, Salans LLP (London)

2010-2015 : Associate in Shipping Dispute Resolution and Financial Sanctions Compliance; Professional Support Lawyer, Reed Smith LLP (London)

Fields of research

English Civil Procedure


Proportionality in Case Management under the Civil Procedure Rules 1998: Meaning, Functionality and Improvement


My research focuses on whether the concept of proportionality, introduced as a case management tool for the reduction of cost and delay in civil litigation, functions sufficiently to meet the aims of its introduction. If it does not, are there any ways in which its application can be improved, and is there any guidance on that application to be distilled from the relevant case law?


Professor Neil Andrews

Representative Publications

'Retrospective validaction of service by email and procedural compliance by litigants in person: Barton v Wright Hassall LLP' (CJQ 2018, 37(3), 289-298)

'Recoverability as costs of CFA success fees and ATE premiums: Plevin v Paragon Personal Finance Ltd' (CJQ 2017, 36(4), 401-409)


Start Date

Oct 2017