Tony Guise provides a review of ‘the autobiography of an idea’*

Jim Diamond is one of this country’s best known costs lawyers. Over many years, he has practised his profession and preached his views about how to improve the presentation and production of costs information, to the benefit of clients and lawyers alike. His resolute advocacy of what has often seemed a forlorn cause won him praise and condemnation in equal measure. I feel privileged to count him as a friend, to have been at his side during many of the battles he has fought – and to have been present at some of the events recounted in his autobiography – and it is an honour to write this review.

This book is a rarity amongst books about the law and lawyers. Cleverly combining must-read anecdotes, the author deftly ...

Tony Guise

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