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IP Department

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Name: Adam Fox

Qualifications: Law Degree – LLB(Hons), Bar Professional Training Course – BPTC – LgDip and Costs Lawyer

Costs Drafting History: Adam began his career in costs in 2011.

Adam began his career in law as a costs draftsman at a small local costs consultancy following completion of the Bar Professional Training Course progressing on to work in-house for a large city centre solicitors firm and a national costs practice before joining Bidwell Henderson.

In his previous role, Adam established himself as one of the primary Costs Lawyer advocates for a large national costs firms, attending over 100 Hearings, including Applications, Costs Case Management Conferences and Detailed Assessment Hearings across the length and breadth of the country.

Adam has experience in all areas of legal costs but specialises primarily in inter-partes matters. In the past, Adam has prepared costs budgets in large Group Litigation matters, as well as acting in costs proceedings relating to clinical negligence, personal injury and commercial disputes to list a small sample of areas. Adam regularly deals with high value costs claims and has experience in dealing with matters from preparation of the budget and bill all the way through to detailed assessment hearing.

Having experience working for both paying and receiving parties in all aspects of inter-partes work including the preparation of costs budgets, bills, electronic or e-bills, statements of costs, points of dispute and replies and other costs pleadings, Adam is accepts instructions to advise in relation to costs matters and also appear as an advocate at assessment hearings.

Finally, Adam has acted for Litigants in Person and those no longer represented by solicitors in numerous matters and provides simple and straightforward advice absent of legalese for all such clients.

Profile: Away from work Adam plays rugby and is a long suffering supporter of Swindon Town Football Club

Favourite TV genre: Game of Thrones

“We are really enjoying working with your firm and have found your staff to be excellent and very professional.”

Sara Taylor, Hammersmith & Fulham Law Centre

“…I have found them very knowledgeable and full of expertise In Legal Aid, Inter partes and High costs cases. They are always at the end of the phone or email if myself or anyone else in the firm have a billing enquiry and would highly recommend them to any legal firm.”

Danielle Conaghan, Edwards Duthie Solicitors

“Having instructed Bidwell Henderson since they formed in 2014, I can say with enormous confidence that their Costs Draftsmen are the most knowledgeable, efficient and friendly Costs Draftsmen I have had the pleasure of working with.”

Abbie Huxley, Burke Niazi Solicitors

“KK Law have used many cost draftsman firms within the last 10 years but have finally found the firm that is the right fit for us. Their service is professional, efficient, accurate and they turn our files around quickly. The Admin, accounts and cost draftsman team are all friendly and knowledgeable.

I would not hesitate to recommend Bidwell Henderson to anyone in the legal profession, they have always gone the extra mile on all of our cases both standard and complex to help expedite our bill payment.”

Heidi Murphy, KK Law

“I would have no hesitation in recommending their drafting and processing services. As one of our key strategic partners we have found Bidwell Henderson to be a very forward thinking and highly professional law costs drafting firm. They should be commended on their continual investment in staff training, quality controls and GDPR principles.

Specialising in billing through Tikit P4W they fit with our services portfolio perfectly. They consistently hit the mark first time – demonstrating the quality of their work and professionalism of their team, whilst more importantly improving client cashflow.”

Gary Shaw, Accesspoint Legal

“The Bidwell Henderson team are an absolute pleasure to deal with as they are all so helpful and accommodating and deliver client focused services to suit business needs. In addition to providing an efficient, tailored and exceptionally pro-active service – they strike the perfect balance of friendly and professional.

Kelly Pashley-Handford, Spencers Solicitors

“I have really appreciated working together on billing, I would be lost without Heather Shipley and the team at BH in the since the firm started!”

Amy Butler, Atkins & Palmer

“Your firm has been a great help to Birnbergs, your Costs Lawyers are thorough, professional and extremely knowledgeable.”

Olivia Goddard, Birnberg Peirce Ltd