South Yorkshire based Howells Solicitors has more than just 40 years in the legal sector to celebrate this year.
Due to an increase of work into their matrimonial department, the firm have expanded their Family Law department which has resulted in the recruitment of four additional specialists into their Family Law team.
The firm, which has offices in Sheffield, Barnsley and Rotherham, has experienced a successful year so far, which has seen their matrimonial department increase the number of open cases far beyond their targets.
The increase of work has led to firm expanding their matrimonial team and recruiting matrimonial specialist Melanie Cooper, based at their Barnsley office, and Caroline Euinton and Madeleine Dowd who will be supporting matrimonial cases at their Sheffield office. The firm are also eagerly anticipating the start of a new matrimonial specialist at their Rotherham office in September.
Barnsley based Melanie Cooper said her decision to move to Howells was due to their reputation in the legal sector “I had worked on a case against Howells and knew they were a large, reputable firm in South Yorkshire, so when I was relocating to Barnsley, they were the first company I looked at.”
Head of the matrimonial department and Partner, Alyson Siddall, said “I’m very proud to be celebrating my 32nd year working at Howells Solicitors and this year marks our best performing year for the matrimonial department. This is a very exciting time for the team, and the firm, to be expanding our already successful Family Law team”.
Sharon Lockwood, matrimonial specialist and Partner at Howells said “This year marks a mile stone for the firm, as we reach 40 years in the industry, but also because we’re able to expand our matrimonial team and make way for further work and offer even more exceptional service.
“This is a difficult time for many law firms, especially within their matrimonial departments, so I’m very proud our reputation has enabled us to thrive and expand”.
Howells Solicitors will be celebrating 40 years in the industry in the month of October with a number of activities planned to involve their clients and staff throughout the month.