Managing Director, Bidwell Henderson
Name: Rebecca Bidwell
Location: Alfreton Office
Cost Drafting History:
Rebecca Bidwell started her full time costing career in 2008 at the John M Hayes Partnership which included both legal aid and inter partes cases. Prior to this she worked part time from 2006 dealing with negotiating costs for a team of 22 fee earners specialising in personal injury cases.
Qualifications: Non-practising Legal Executive
Rebecca worked as a civil litigation fee earner for eight years prior to developing her career in costs. Rebecca has a rounded experience of both legal aid and inter partes cases and specialises in legally aided high costs cases and the preparation of high costs case plans.
She has managed offices from 2011 and heads up the business development department of Bidwell Henderson.
Rebecca spends most of her time on marketing and recruitment. She is a proficient speaker and enjoys presenting seminars helping clients increase profitability.
Rebecca works closely with Business Development Assistant Chelsea Allcock.
Rebecca loves all things marketing and outside of the office she can usually be found creating new ideas and projects or attending marketing courses. She has two young children with co-director Mark Bidwell in addition to a giant Labrador x Collie.
Claim to Fame:
Rebecca has been on the front page of the Derbyshire Times and was an extra in the film The Duchess.
“I have been assisted in costs matters by Rebecca Bidwell on a number of occasions and have always found the service second to none. She is knowledgeable, expeditious and extremely approachable; the perfect mix for the right result.” Neil Bradley, Partner at MDE Solicitors
“My experience of Bidwell Henderson is very positive – they are prompt in returning files and bills, accurately prepared with useful memos pertinent to the matter, and very helpful with outstanding queries. Always happy to respond to phone calls and give advice on high cost queries and have given two informative presentations for my colleagues.” Sheelagh Coles, Partner at Langleys Solicitors LLP
“Bidwell Henderson are a forward looking and ambitious costs drafting firm who work hard to meet and exceed their client’s expectations. I am very pleased that we have established a support line to Bidwell for complex queries coming from our clients. Rebecca has been instrumental in establishing this service and we look forward to working with them for many years.” David Gilmore, DG Legal