Deborah Burke is a non-practising solicitor and co-director of Attain Costs. Deborah is a costs lawyer and is a member of the Council of the Association of Costs Lawyers (ACL). She is also the chair of the Civil Litigation executive committee.
In Savings Advice Ltd, Master Howarth found that factual statements as to the amount of costs used in mediations could be used in subsequent assessment proceedings. Does this mean not everything in a mediation stays secret, asks Deborah Burke.