Matthew has over 25 years experience as a costs lawyer and costs draftsman and was a founding partner of Harmans. He was among the first group of draftsmen to qualify as a costs lawyer, and is a former chairman and former Hon. President of the Association of Costs Lawyers.
The standard rate of insurance premium tax jumps to 9.5% on 1 November, potentially leaving solicitors having to pay an additional 3.5% over and above a calculated premium. Matthew Harman explains what you need to do now