Name: Jessica Bromage-Hughes
Location: Haywards Heath
Qualifications: Animal Management BSc
Costs Drafting History: 9 years
Jessica specialises in Legal Aid, particularly High Costs Cases, and Court of Protection. Jessica also has experience preparing Inter Partes Bills, Points of Dispute, Points of Reply and Costs Budgets.
Jessica works on a range of Legal Aid cases, including Care, Child Arrangements, Family, Wardship, Child Abduction, Inherent Jurisdiction, Court of Protection, Housing, Action Against the Police, Judicial Review and other non-family civil cases.
Jessica prepares both traditional and CCFS High Costs Case Plans and considers the most financially rewarding option on a case by case basis.
Jessica can prepare Court of Protection Short Form Bills and Full Bills, and can advise whether fixed costs or actual costs should be claimed.
Profile: When I’m not working I’m looking after my daughter, Annie. I have a weekly board game night with friends and the most expensive thing in my house is probably my board game collection!
Claim to fame: I’m really good at escape rooms and murder mysteries!
Favourite film/TV genre: Whatever is currently popular on Netflix. I love finding a new show to binge watch.
“...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
“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.”
“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.
“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.
“The Bidwell Henderson team are an absolute pleasure to deal with”
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.
“I have been practicing for almost 20 years and without a doubt Bidwell Henderson are the best cost lawyers and draftsmen I have ever instructed”
I have always found their managers and draftsmen to have detailed knowledge of current costs’ law, our case management system and to be knowledgeable and personable.
The managers Ann Henderson and Rebecca Bidwell are always on hand to support their cost draftsmen, and their strategic knowledge of how to manage the Legal Aid Agency costing process is invaluable and impressive.