Email: robert.kerr@bidwellhenderson.co.uk

Phone: 03333 441 654

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IP Department

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Name: Robert Kerr

Location: Manchester

Qualifications: LLB (Hons) University of Manchester and Costs Lawyer

Costs Drafting History: Robert began his cost drafting career in December 2010.

Rob is the Team Leader of the Inter Partes Department and responsible for both our team of Costs Lawyers and our trainees in this department. He takes great pride in training and developing trainees to be the future of the industry.

Rob has experience across a wide range of matters (including legal aid) but now specialises in inter partes disputes. Rob typically deals with clinical negligence, professional negligence and commercial matters including high value matters where costs are in excess of £500,000. He accepts instructions on behalf of both paying and receiving parties and deals with all aspects of the costs process including budgeting, bills of costs, Points of Dispute/Replies and other costs pleadings. Rob also accepts instructions to attend CCMC’s and detailed assessment hearings.

Profile: Outside of work Robert is a keen musician and enjoys going to gigs and festivals. Robert is also a keen footballer and proud Liverpool fan.

Claim to fame: He once met Princess Diana.

Favourite film/TV genre: Training Day; Flight of the Conchords.

“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