Gary qualified as a solicitor in 1982 and spent almost 20 years with two high street practices, specialising in personal injury and general civil litigation.
He also presented courses in personal injury, costs and civil litigation procedure for a number of course providers.
From 2001 to 2004 he was head of practice development at the Law Society where he represented them at the Civil Justice Council costs forums.
Gary is now a practicing solicitor again, which he combines with being a freelance trainer and an Associate Tutor at the Open University. Gary is currently the co-ordinator of the APIL costs and funding special interest group and co author of the APIL guide to costs and funding.