Jim Knight

Jim Knight

Jim has been working in costs since 1972 when his career began at Clifford Turner (now Clifford Chance). His “in-house” career progressed until 1978 when he became a co-founder of the Kain Knight Group of Companies.  Jim remained at Kain Knight for over 32 years until 2010 when he and his brother Gary and son Mathew set up Costs Lawyer Network.  Jim joined Harmans as a Partner in 2012.

Professional qualifications:

  • FALCD 1998
  • Costs Lawyer 2007

Areas of expertise:

  • Clinical Negligence Bills
  • Personal Injury Bills
  • Criminal (Central Funds Recoveries)
  • Commercial and Construction Dispute Resolution Costs Recovery
  • Commercial Arbitration Costs Recovery
  • Solicitors Acts Assessments
  • Non-contentious costs claims
  • Costs in the Dubai International Financial Centre (Court of First Instance)
  • Assessment of Costs in the Supreme Court
  • Assessment of Costs in the Privy Council
  • Costs Budgeting
  • Phased Bills
  • Experienced advocate for Assessment hearings in England and Wales
  • Expert witness for Costs issues
  • Solicitor/own client disputes


Email address:

Telephone number:
01992 917900

Warlies Park House,
Horseshoe Hill,
Essex EN9 3SL