Ken O'Neill - DAC Beachcroft

Ken O'Neill's Expertise

Ken O'Neill

Ken O'Neill



Ken spent 12 years in the Lord Chancellor's Department in a variety of senior roles, before specialising in legal costs. He has considerable experience of a wide range of contentious legal costs issues as they affect insurer clients.

Ken regularly advices on the recoverability and quantum of inter parte costs. He was interviewed by LJ Jackson, as part of fact finding for the publication of Jackson's comprehensive review on Civil Costs.

Ken heads our National Costs team in Birmingham and specialises in:

  • Conditional Fee Agreements;
  • Catastrophic Injury costs;
  • Abuses of MOJ Portal scheme;
  • Retainer issues.