Joseph Manning and Leigh Murphy from Calculus Legal Costs Holdings in Southport have become qualified costs lawyers after passing their final association of costs lawyers exams.

Joseph, who joined Calculus in 2014 and Leigh, who joined the firm in 2011, will practice as qualified costs lawyers with Calculus.

John Hayes, managing director at Calculus, said: ’Both Leigh and Joseph have worked tremendously hard to achieve this in a short timescale and we are immensely proud that they now add even more to the strength and depth of our team.’

Calculus specialises in recovering legal costs in civil and clinical negligence cases.