Stuart Reynolds – Law Costs Consultant -

Name: Stuart Reynolds

Current Residency: Nottingham

Qualifications: Law Costs Draftsmen

Costs Drafting History: 22 years

Undertaking all facets of Legal Aid billing for Family matters, from Legal Help through to High Cost Case Plans.  I have managed 3 Legal Aid Contracts for a heavyweight East Midlands Law Firm, dealing with Financial Stewardship Audits, UPOA exercises etc. I have trained new starters on Legal Aid and internal processes and provided support, advice and guidance.  Preparation of short form and full Court of Protection General Management bills, following the assessment procedure from beginning to end.

I started out as a filing clerk for a Legal Aid in Walsall before becoming a junior in the costs team.  I then moved on to head the department.  I then worked for 17 years at a large East Midlands Law firm where I successfully tendered for 3 Legal Aid Contracts.  Following a couple of particularly difficult audits, I put in place measures to prevent further contract notices.

Profile: I’m married with 2 children and we have black Labrador called Poppy. In my spare time, I enjoy going to the cinema and spending time with my family.  I occasionally have the time to indulge in my passion for playing the guitar.

Claim to fame: I have played the guitar since I was 13 years old….

Favourite Film: Deadpool, as I love a good comedy

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