Our Trainee Law Costs Draftsperson Programme:

It’s a new year so it’s time for a new opportunity and we are recruiting for new trainees to join our bespoke Trainee Law Costs Draftsperson Programme. The role is either office based in Derbyshire or can be remote and carried out from anywhere in the country. Our training programme has been developed over the last four years by David Smith, Training Manager, Rebecca Bidwell, Director and Training Coordinator, and the rest of our training team. It is a fantastic opportunity for some looking to build a career or even for someone wanting to pursue a new path, with the chance to learn while you earn and work towards an uncapped monthly bonus. The best part about this job is you don’t need to have any experience as all training is provided on the job.


  • Preparing legal forms and detailed bills of solicitors legal costs
  • Manage a caseload of work
  • Prepare documents
  • Analysing files and preparing advice on compliance with Legal Aid Agency regulations and guidance
  • Update case management software
  • Swiftly deal with client queries
  • Maintain and promote relationships with clients
  • Ability to prioritise urgent work and meet deadlines

What We Look For:

  • GCSE grades C (or equivalent) and above in English and Maths
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Motivated team player who can work use their own initiative when required
  • Ability to regularly check your own work and provide a high standard of accuracy and precision
  • Great organisation skills
  • Good Keyboard and communication skills

How To Apply:

If you are interested in applying for the Trainee Law Costs Draftsperson position click the link or send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@bidwellhenderson.co.uk.

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Meet Our Former Trainee: Sam Wright