Criminal Billing

Posted 01.08.2019

Criminal Legal Aid Costs Draftsmen and Costs Lawyers

At Bidwell Henderson we have a dedicated sub team of criminal legal aid Costs Lawyers and Law Costs Draftsmen. We can assist with Police Station Investigation Claims, Magistrates Court Claims, Litigator/Advocate Fee Claims POCA Claims, Appeal and Review Claims, CCRC Claims, Prison Law Claims, Extradition Claims, S38 Bill of Costs, Fast Track Bills, Supreme Court Bills and all Legal Help Claims

We can also assist with submitting all Lower Court Criminal, Interim Criminal and all Litigator Fee/Advocate Fee claims.

What type of criminal work can we do?

  1. Police Station Investigation Claims
  2. Magistrates Court Claims
  3. Litigator/Advocate Fee Claims
  4. POCA Claims
  5. Appeal and Review Claims
  6. CCRC Claims
  7. Prison Law Claims
  8. Extradition Claims
  9. S38 Bill of Costs
  10. Fast Track Bills
  11. Supreme Court Bills
  12. All Legal Help Claims


Can we submit claims?

Yes we can submit all Lower Court Criminal Claims and all Litigator Fee/Advocate Fee Claims on the Claim for Crown Court Defence portal this include claiming Interim Fee Claims and claims for Disbursement payments for over £100.00.

We can also submit Criminal Claims, all POCA, S38, DCO bills to the Criminal Case Unit in Manchester online.

Can we bill and submit Legal Help Claims?

Yes we can bill, complete claim/matter codes and do the online submission via CWA.

How much do we charge

We charge the prescribed legal aid hourly rate or a fixed fee dependent on volume.

Do you want to know more?

Please contact or call Rebecca Bidwell to find out more.

Sara Taylor - Hammersmith & Fulham Law Centre

Danielle Conaghan - Edwards Duthie Solicitors

Abbie Huxley - Burke Niazi Solicitors

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

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