Colin Campbell was a Costs Judge at the Royal Courts of Justice from 1996 to 2015. Before that, he sat as a Deputy Taxing Master from 1993 until taking up his permanent appointment. He was also a Costs Officer of the United Kingdom Supreme Court and of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council from 2010 to 2015. In private practice, he was a partner in a London Solicitors’ practice specialising is commercial litigation. In 2011, he was called to the Bar.
Colin sat as an assessor with Judges of the High Court in numerous costs appeals and also by invitation with the Court of Appeal. He was a member of Lord Justice Jackson’s working group on insolvency fees. He lectures extensively on costs and is a contributor to the Civil Court Practice (Green Book), joint editor of Costs Law Reports and general editor of Greenslade on Costs.
On his retirement as a Costs Judge, Colin joined Kain Knight Costs Lawyers as a Consultant. He is also an accredited mediator in costs and sits as a Deputy Costs Judge at the Senior Courts Costs Office.