Alice Dean - Trainee Costs Lawyer
Having graduated from the University of Lincoln with an Honours degree in Mathematics, Alice put her analytical skills to use in the complex Legal Costs industry.
During her time at University, she gained experience in the retail industry and worked as a teaching assistant in a secondary school, developing excellent communication skills.
• Costs budgeting
• Bills of Costs
• Schedules of Costs
• Costs negotiation
What skills or services do you offer clients?
I always draw on my maths background and pay great attention to detail when drafting Bills and Narratives. I also ensure all time and disbursements are claimed accordingly – keeping solicitors fully updated throughout the Bill drafting process.
What's the best thing about working at Carter Burnett?
Everyone who works here are really nice and helpful – and the working atmosphere is amazing. No two cases we deal with are ever the same and you get a real buzz after completing a bill.
What are your main interests or hobbies?
I enjoy playing video games – Animal Crossing, Fallout, Minecraft & Fall Guys, but I also like crocheting and listening to music, particularly anything by BTS or Bastille.
How would you describe yourself in 5 words?
Adaptable, enthusiastic, friendly, reliable, efficient
If you could go back in time, what advice would you give your younger self?
Don’t be afraid to ask questions!