Graduate Recruitment

It’s all about you

Are you looking for a long-term professional legal job?

We’re looking for:

  1. Individuals with a passion for getting a job done right first time.
  2. Graduates who focus on providing excellent client care.
  3. Trainees who want to continue learning and developing their skills beyond the 12 month training programme.

We have created our own bespoke training programme compliamented by one to one mentoring so don’t worry if you don’t yet know what we do or how we do it.

Location – Newcastle or Derbyshire office

Progression opportunities

Permanent positions available after training

Dynamic and fast growing firm

Roles and Responsibilities

Becoming a trainee at Bidwell Henderson will give you an overview of various aspects of the law. No two cases are the same. You will find yourself mainly:

Responsibility You’re a capable individual so right from the start of your career you’ll be given responsibility to ensure your work is of the highest standard before it is checked by your mentor.

Client Facing – Our company is dedicated to providing the absolute best service to lawyers. You will be trusted to communicate with our clients and provide the highest standards when doing so.

Education Everything that we do as a company ensures we achieve our goal – to build confident law costs draftspeople who are hungry for knowledge and are therefore able to provide our clients with the best service.

Don’t worry, we’re not expecting you to be an expert in all of these things. If you are trainable, proactive and resilient, our bespoke training programme and one to one mentoring will help you develop everything else.

Do you want to be the best? Together we can be!

We know that part of the secret to our success is knowledge, experience and the support we provide to our team who then ‘pay it forward’ to our clients.

Most of your training will happen within your office with on the job coaching and learning opportunities from your mentor and colleagues. The training includes:

Build your knowledge on our e-learning platform

One to one mentoring

On the job coaching

Don’t just take our word for it

Meet Madeleine Binnie

Maddie joined us as a Law Graduate before being promoted to Operations Team Leader.

“As one of the first trainees to join Bidwell Henderson, I really did not know what to expect. However, ever since joining the team it has been an absolute pleasure. From the first day, I felt included and valued as a member of the team, and the growth of the company has also helped me grow as an individual. As a recent graduate, working for such a great company with a great ethos has given me the confidence to put forward ideas and concepts to help contribute to the business and its growth, as well as helping me develop my business and interpersonal skills.”

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Meet Emily Ducat

Emily joined us as an English Literature Graduate before becoming a Law Costs Draftsman

“When I attended my first assessment for the Bidwell Henderson training programme, one of the first questions that I was asked was whether I actually understood what the job was. I was quite daunted and fumbled my way through an answer, but, after a week in the job, I could have answered that question in the blink of an eye.

I find it incredibly fulfilling that at the end of the week I have always learnt something new, whether that be about the industry, the costing regulations, or my personal method to approaching tasks.

There is nothing quite like the pride that you feel when you finally get the hang of a file that felt insurmountable.

Bidwell Henderson is full of friendly relationships, both within the company and with the clients. The company is rapidly growing and making more of those connections. If you take part in the training scheme, you’ll be part of that growth too.”

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