Owen Jones – Law Costs Consultant -

Owen has over 25 years experience as a costs draftsman, drawing his first bill in 1990. Having worked as an independent draftsman based in North Wales and the North West for both local and national practices and spent the latter 1990’s as head of costs for J Keith Park & Co dealing with £10million p.a. costs recovery, to include major generic actions in both PI and financial/professional negligence cases.

Since 2001, Owen has been an independent costs consultant, dealing with both claimant and defendant work covering all aspects of costs from PI to contested probate, commercial and Court of Protection matters; focusing on providing clients with a professional bespoke service. This includes providing advice on both specific issues and costs generally, updates to CPR and the many changes and challenges faced by the profession, bill drafting, points of dispute, replies, advice on recovery/exposure and advocacy in both provincial courts and the SCCO.

Owen regularly advises receiving parties at partner level as to strategy on both individual cases and optimising recovery firm wide and has dealt with paying party insurers and local authorities at director level on the subject of managing risk, setting reserves and staff training.

Away from work, Owen has a young family, is an avid golfer, currently serving as captain of Padeswood and Buckley Golf Club for 2016-17, and being a proud Welshman is passionate about international rugby union.

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