We are recruiting an Experienced Inter Partes Law Costs Draftsman

Posted 29.11.2019

About us

Bidwell Henderson Costs Consultants are an award winning Legal Costs Consultancy. We are seeking motivated legal professionals to join our rapidly expanding team.


Position – 1x Inter Partes Draftsman

Type: Employed position / Consultancy

Location: Alfreton or Newcastle office / home working available for the right candidate

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits


Who are we?

Are you looking for a job where you can use your skillset to its full potential? Somewhere you feel valued, supported and encouraged? Do you want to work for a company striving to be the best, with some of the country’s most talented Costs Lawyers and Draftsmen?

We are Bidwell Henderson Costs Consultants Ltd and we provide a great service with a great team and great training.

We are looking for an exceptional Costs Lawyer or Draftsman who will help us on the path to becoming the UK’s largest provider of billing services within the next three years.

The candidate will be building on our existing reputation and client base and will be encouraged to reach their full potential. When you do a good job for BHCC, we do what we can to keep you happy. It’s as simple as that.

We have grown to a team of forty two in just over four years. We have three Directors and six support staff. We have continually reinvested our time and profits back in to the company to grow month on month and secure a future for our growing team.


What are we looking for?

The primary role will include tasks such as:

  1. Drafting inter partes bills of costs including phased bills and electronic bills
  2. Preparing costs pleadings, points of dispute and replies
  3. Undertaking negotiations
  4. Costs advocacy
  5. Advising clients on all aspects of inter partes costs

In addition to the above every day responsibilities, there will be opportunities to help grow the firm by:

  • Providing IP training to clients and potential clients throughout the UK
  • Attend client meetings and potential client meetings
  • Assisting with marketing campaigns and events

To apply for this position please send a copy of the following to recruitment@bidwellhenderson.co.uk :

  • Covering letter including why you are suitable for this role
  • CV
  • Redacted samples of your work.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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