Bradley trained at an independent costs firm, developing knowledge of complex and multi-party commercial disputes in and out of the jurisdiction. He then moved to a top 50 law firm to experience a wider variety of costs cases including construction, aviation, shipping, insurance, commodities and energy, assisting both claimants and defendants in tribunals, arbitrations and court actions.
At Stewarts, Bradley’s costs practice focuses primarily on commercial, tax, international arbitration and solicitor and client disputes. This work involves ad-hoc advices, funding, pricing and modelling, training, legal project management and costs management, and detailed assessment proceedings.
Bradley has over 10 years post qualification experience in costs, and worked on notable cases including:
- Cairns v Modi – the first Twitter libel trial, both criminal and civil aspects.
- Robinson v EMW Law LLP – concerning the recoverability of consultants lawyer fees in relation to their own action.
- David McClean & Ors v Andrew Thornhill KC – assisting 110 claimants in a landmark claim against a tax KC.
- Middle East Real Estate v Lipton Rogers – assisting with security for costs and the consequential disposing of the claim.
- F & C Alternative Investments (Holdings) Ltd v Barthelemy and Culligan – concerning the recoverability of pre-judgment interest.
- Deutsche Bahn Ag and Ors v Morgan Advanced Materials PLC and Ors – a Competition Appeals Tribunal cartel case in the High Court and European commission.
Bradley qualified as a Costs Lawyer in 2014, and as a Legal Project Manager in 2023.
Bradley has a keen interest in hiking, dog walking, geo-politics and sport. He is a long distance runner, plays football most weeks and manages an under-12 girls football team on Saturdays.