Careers » FAQs

How many people are employed by Howells?

Currently around 130 people are employed by Howells. There are 11 Partners

How do I contact the HR Department?

The telephone number for the HR Department is 0114 2496666 or email hr@howellsllp.com

What is your application process?

All vacancies are advertised via our website when a position arises.  The vacancy will include a job description and person specification and an application form will also be available with the job advert.

Applications should always be made on a Howells application form together with a covering letter which should be emailed to hr@howellsllp.com

If this is not possible, please either print and post the form to 15-17 Bridge Street, Sheffield S3 8NL or, if you require the application form in a different format, please contact us by telephone to discuss this.

You will receive an acknowledgement by email that we have received your application. We will contact you to confirm whether or not your application has been short listed once that process has taken place.

Where can I find the closing date?

All job adverts include a closing date.

If unsuccessful, can I apply again?

If you see a different role and feel you have the skills, we would welcome your application.  If it is the same role, we would ask you to carefully consider how your skills have changed in the interim to better match the role.

Do you accept speculative CVs?

We are always interested in hearing from leading solicitors and professionals, whether this be individuals or if you can bring a team with you. If you have drive, determination and a commitment to providing excellent client care, we would be interested in hearing from you. Please send your speculative CV along with a covering letter to our HR department at hr@howellsllp.com

Do you accept CVs from recruitment agencies?

We work with a number of agencies, with whom we have agreed specific rates.  At the moment we are not looking to engage with any further agencies.

No direct approaches should be made to any member of the firm.  All queries should be directed to hr@howellsllp.com

Do you offer work experience/summer vacation scheme?

Howells currently works with Sheffield College and Thomas Rotherham College to provide work experience to students with an interest in law. Through these links we have been able to provide students with both long term and short term placements. If you are a student at either of these colleges please speak to your tutor regarding these opportunities.

Individual applications are not accepted unless advertised on our website on the current vacancy page.