Hayley Jackson - Costs Draftsperson
Having already gained almost ten years’ experience in the world of law costs, Hayley has vast experience of dealing with several different areas of law – from clinical negligence and personal injury to private and commercial clients.
She has worked on several multi-million-pound clinical negligence cases and handled costs budgets which have reached significant six-figure sums.
Before joining Carter Burnett, Hayley’s was an independent in-house Costs Draftsperson for a firm of solicitors in York.
• High-value clinical negligence and personal injury bills.
• Costs negotiation
• Provisional and detailed assessment
• Points of Replies
• Court of Protections bills
• Cost budgeting
• Attending CCMCs
• Bills of Costs
• Schedules of Costs
What's the best thing about working at Carter Burnett?
The people. It’s a great team and atmosphere – and everyone is very friendly and approachable. We also have a vast range of knowledge across the team.
What are your main hobbies and interests?
When I’m not at work, I enjoy spending time with my husband and one-year-old son – and taking our dog Hugo for long family walks. I also enjoy yoga, but our current main project is renovating our Georgian house which is a labour of love.
What music do you like – any specific genre or artists?
All sorts – from rap to classical and anything in between. It usually depends on my mood!
How would you describe yourself in 5 words?
Friendly, kind, conscientious, sensitive, tall.
What’s your favourite food?
Pasta (of any kind).
Do you have a favourite book and why?
This is Going to Hurt, Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor by Adam Kay. It’s hilarious but also horrifying and heart breaking.
What are your pet hates?
People that are rude.
If you could go back in time, what advice would you give your younger self?
Have more self-confidence, don’t doubt myself as much and take more risks.