Richard Allen

Burcher Jennings & Validatum

Richard has over 30 years’ unique litigation, legal costs and practice management experience, being one of the first to achieve Costs Lawyer status and make partner in a solicitor’s practice.

He is a founding non-executive director of the Costs Lawyer Standards Board and an accredited mediator and coach.

Richard has vast experience handling significant litigation and costs caseloads for major law firms, establishing and managing several litigation and costs departments nationally, including a top 50 practice, and having a central role managing a regional solicitors’ practice.

Richard specialises in boosting profitability, focusing on pricing, costs and practice management, both in the UK and internationally. As an experienced trainer, he delivers Pricing and Costs Masterclasses and develops bespoke training programmes for clients.

Richard is a senior consultant with Burcher Jennings and with Validatum, the leading international legal services pricing consultancy.

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