Deepa Patel is a Trainee Solicitor in the costs department, having originally started with the firm in the New Client Team in June 2014.
When asked about what she likes best about her role, Deepa answered: “The best thing is the variety of cases I deal with. As the case comes to costs at case conclusion I get to see exactly what has happened in the case from start to finish. I get to see what evidence we needed, the complexity and the amount of work and effort put into each and every case that the firm takes on.”
Working in the costs department, Deepa sees a variety of different cases come in from all areas of PI and works on drafting simple costs statements and detailed red line bills as well as preparing Part 8 proceedings.