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Admin Department

Find out more about the other members of our Admin department, click their names below.

Katie Stewart

Emily Bird

Gemma James

Name: Mike Hopkinson

Location: Chesterfield

Qualifications: NEBS Business Management and an Engineering Degree

BHCC History: Mike joined the team in July 2015.

Mike manages the team of administrators including Gemma James and Emily Jeffs.

Profile: Over an 8 year period Mike has restored a 1930 Motor car and exhibited it at the NEC and won a distinction in his class, he is currently restoring a couple of Classic Bikes.

Claim to fame: Many, many years ago he played football for Chesterfield School boys and Basketball for Derbyshire.

Favourite TV genre: American motor programmes.

“I have worked with Mike for just under 2 years and he is a pleasure to work with.
His professionalism and attention to detail is second to none and he will always make sure the work is carried out to the best of his ability.

Mike is always on hand to advise where required but, is also keen for all members of the admin team to contribute with ideas to help continuously improve our system.

He regards everyone as a valued member of staff which is often one of the key factors to a happy workplace.”

Katie Stewart, Consultant Liaison Manager

“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