About Howells

Here at Howells, we are here to help people like you.

Howells Solicitors has more than 35 years’ experience of providing high quality legal advice. We have expert solicitors in key areas of personal law from family and matrimonial to personal injury, wills, probate and clinical negligence as well as services for businesses, including commercial conveyancing, business immigration, employment, taxi licensing and acting for landlords. We also have a highly experienced criminal defence department to give advice and representation in all areas including arrest, court appearances and prison law.

Howells is committed to offering expert legal advice to every individual who seeks it, to improving access to justice and our clients’ experience of the law, and to deliver a customer-focused, value-based service at all times.

We are different at Howells. You are at the heart of what we do, which is why we pride ourselves on being friendly and approachable and making sure that you always get personal attention and a top quality service, whether you are a private paying client or are receiving publicly funded
legal aid.

The vast range of services we offer means that we can help you in all key stages of life, as well as the times that you hadn’t planned for.

Fast Facts

Founded: 1979

Partners: 10
Managing Partner: Peter Mahy
Deputy Managing Partner and Head of Family: Alyson Siddall
Head of Crime: John Gibson and Chris Wong
Head of Civil: Graham Hogarth


We have offices in Sheffield, Barnsley and Rotherham.