Name: Mark Bidwell
Qualifications: Costs Lawyer, LLB, LLM
Costs Drafting History: 12 years
Mark started his career in 2007 after joining a national costs firm as a trainee costs draftsman. As a costs draftsman Mark had a varied caseload including legal aid costs, high costs cases and inter partes costs. As his career progressed he became a deputy regional manager and began specialising publicly funded inter partes cases.
In 2012 Mark became the manager of a large team of costs lawyers and draftsmen in Amersham. He qualified as a costs lawyer in 2013 and was regularly conducting advocacy at the Senior Courts Costs Office.
He’s now the Director responsible for Bidwell Henderson’s inter partes team of Costs Lawyers and draftsmen.
Profile: He has two young children who keep him busy when he’s away from work.
He’s a big football fan and a long suffering supporter of Chesterfield F.C. He plays six-a-side football with friends and enjoys going to the gym / keeping fit.
Claim to fame: In his teenage years he had a brief spell as an international athlete representing England at high jump.
Favourite film/TV genre: He prefers action films and thrillers. Although he’s not usually keen on the fantasy genre he is a big fan of the Game of Thrones series (who isn’t!).