We are recruiting a Legal Aid Training Provider

Posted 29.11.2019

Job title: Legal Aid Regional Training Provider – Alfreton Office

Type: Full time or part time employment with flexibility

Salary: Dependent on experience

Location: 1-3 High Street Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 7DR

Closing date: 31/12/19

Interviews to take place: TBC

Start date: To be agreed with the successful candidate

Essential requirements: 4 year + experience in Legal Aid Law Costs Drafting


Overview of the position:

Professional in-house position at an award winning and fast growing firm of Costs Lawyers and Law Costs Draftspeople. Bidwell Henderson offer a diverse range of legal services to their Solicitor clients and are looking for someone who can deliver our bespoke training programme to trainees every six months.

This is a professional and supportive role with progression opportunities for the right candidate. There is also the potential to shape the role and the department as we continue to grow.

You would be working within our Alfreton office in Derbyshire assisting with delivering our bespoke training programme and shaping the programme for future candidates. You would provide training sessions, advice, support, and guidance along with checking accuracy of work and provide feedback.

You would receive training, resources, materials and support from our Training Manager and Director of Legal Aid.

You would be working alongside our friendly and supportive team and you would be contributing to the company’s future growth plans. It’s a very exciting time to join the company. You may be required to prepare for and provide external training from time to time.

We are looking for someone with great organisation skills, a fast learner and someone who can use their own initiative to help problem solve. Someone who has great IT skills and can develop the training programme and successfully deliver on it. The ideal candidate would want to help us streamline our processes and procedures and utilise technology for growth.

You would also have the opportunity to work with us to create the ideal training space and technology in our upcoming new offices.


About us

Bidwell Henderson Costs Consultants are a fast growing, award winning law costs drafting company. We are seeking motivated IT professional to join the head office team in Alfreton, Derbyshire.

A considerable amount of the work we produce is funded by the legal aid agency. We work on high profile and extremely important case files.

Our firm wants to be the market leader in its field. If you are enthusiastic and want to be part of building something, this is the job for you.

We are continually investing in new projects and there will be progression opportunities for the right candidates.

This is an excellent opportunity if you are looking to be instrumental in a company’s growth plans and for a position you can shape over time.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a fast-growing niche company who are aiming to double in size in the next 18 months. Our aim is to become the largest firm of costs drafts people within the next three years.


What we require:

Essential requirements:

  • 4+ years minimum experience of Legal Aid Law Costs Drafting
  • Experience of working in an office environment and as a supervisor, trainer or manager
  • Ability to use CostsMaster software
  • Excellent keyboard and communication skills
  • Excellent IT skills including the use of Excel and all Microsoft programmes
  • Motivated person who is a team player who can work under their own initiative when required
  • Great organisation skills


To apply for this position please email recruitment@bidwellhenderson.co.uk with:

  1. A covering letter confirming why you are suitable for this role
  2. Your CV

Sara Taylor - Hammersmith & Fulham Law Centre

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