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Anil Virji

Anil is Head of Costs at Civil & Commercial. He is responsible for the operational running of the teams in London and Manchester.

Anil has over 20 years’ experience in dealing with contentious costs and has been instructed in all areas of civil litigation ranging from group actions, libel, commercial disputes, clinical negligence, personal injury and matrimonial cases.


Anil has experience in all aspects of costs having set up two in-house teams and trained the staff within those teams.

Anil has significant advocacy experience and has utilised his higher rights of audience.

Anil successfully guided his previous firm through the “Costs War” unscathed. In particular he handled a multi-party action where costs were in the region of £1 million and numerous technical challenges were taken in relation to the claimants’ CFAs.


Anil is a qualified Costs Lawyer with CLSB accreditation. He is also an accredited trainer. He has set up and run two in-house cost departments.

In 2009 Anil became the first Costs Lawyer to be appointed as a Partner of a law firm.

Court Record

Anil's Reported Cases include:

  • Tibbles v SIG [2012] EWCA Civ 518, [2012] 1WLR 2591


Outside of the office Anil enjoys spending time with his wife and children, cycling , playing cricket and listening to indie rock music which his daughters say is far too young for him!