Andy Ellis is the owner of costs consultancy Practico. A lawyer with over 20 years' experience in civil costs, Mr Ellis has led Practico's development from conventional costs drafting to full service costs management consultancy.
His own practice continues to involve strategic and hands-on consultancy on the costs issues flowing from high profile cases, including the Mobile Telephone Voicemail Interception litigation for Linklaters and the landmark case of Mitchell v NGN for Simons Muirhead and Burton.
Blog Entries by Andy Ellis
The idea that the court must rubber stamp an agreed budget that it believes to be disproportionate goes against the grain of controlling costs.
Posted on 12 May 2017 | Big stories
A recent landmark appeal ruling is likely to encourage more parties to engage in arbitration, writes Practico Ltd managing director Andy Ellis.
Posted on 09 November 2016 | Commentary
Andy Ellis of costs consultancy Practico considers the virtues of budgeting civil cases.
Posted on 08 July 2016 | Commentary