Lucy Naish – Law Costs Consultant -

Name: Lucy Naish

Location: Sevenoaks

Qualifications: Law Degree (LLB Hons) (2.1), Legal Practice Course (Distinction), Non-Practicing Solicitor

Costs Drafting History: Lucy was a Law Costs Draftsman before qualifying as a Solicitor and working in practice in a family department.

Lucy trained as a Law Costs Draftsman in 2011 after graduating from university and returning from travelling. In 2012 she undertook the Legal Practice Course in London before working as a Paralegal in the family law department of a city law firm. She commenced her training contract at another city law firm in 2015.

Lucy qualified as a Solicitor in 2017 specialising in family law. During her time working as a Trainee Solicitor she worked on public family law cases and assisted with Legal Aid billing including Legal Helps, using CCMS and preparing High Costs Case Plans.

Lucy has now returned to cost drafting and has experience of family law cases, drafting CLAIM1s, CLAIM1As, CCMS claims and Bills of Costs.

Profile: In her spare time Lucy enjoys travelling to different countries, spending time with family and friends and exploring the countryside with her Border Terrier puppy.

Claim to Fame: She ran the London Marathon in 2017, raising over £3,000 for The Children’s Society, having been fairly new to the world of running!

Favourite Film or TV Genre: She is a big fan of Game of Thrones and many other binge worthy box sets on Netflix.

Danielle Conaghan - Edwards Duthie Solicitors

Abbie Huxley - Burke Niazi Solicitors

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

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 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.

Deborah Piccos, TV Edwards Solicitors