Howells Solicitors has once again been ranked as one of the top law firms across South Yorkshire in the 2017 edition of the Legal 500.
Howells has been recognised for several areas across all family, civil and criminal departments in the professional guide.
The Immigration team led by Nadeem Ahmed has maintained their top-tier status as a number 1 firm in the newest edition for the 5th year running, with the publication stating “The team at Howells handles an array of immigration matters, including asylum claims, human rights cases, family migration, and European and points-based system cases. Nadeem Ahmed heads the practice, which has a strong track record in human trafficking and domestic violence cases.”
The family department has been ranked highly as a sizeable practice “regularly called upon to handle complex family and children law matters”, with Partner and Head of Department Alyson Siddall being personally recommended.
Civil liberties and human rights have been acknowledged uk-wide, where it has been recognised that “Howells excellent, knowledgeable, sensible and experienced team has a wealth of knowledge” led by Managing Partner Peter Mahy.
The Criminal Defence department has been noted for both general crime work and fraud across South Yorkshire and Humber with the guide stating “The crime practice at Howells is headed by the ‘proactive, knowledgeable and astute’ John Gibson in Sheffield” alongside partners Chris Wong and Mary-Rose Macadam.
Howells Solicitors have also recently welcomed two highly regarded solicitors to join their criminal defence team. Matthew Hague and Zawar Shah, who have both been individually recognised in the prestigious publication for their expertise.
The Legal 500 has also acknowledged the Employment department stating “Clare Fowler heads the employment and discrimination group at Howells, which primarily handles work for employees. It is among a small group of firms nationally able to provide discrimination advice under the Legal Help scheme.”
Howells is delighted to be once again recognised as one of the leading law firms in South Yorkshire for a number of areas, particularly maintaining our top tier status in Immigration along with the recognition across all our areas of Family and Civil Law and Criminal Defence.