Photograph showing front of Howells Rotherham office on Ship Hill.

Rotherham Office

18-20 Ship Hill
S60 2HG
Tel: 01709 364 000
Fax: 01709 370 170

Howells Solicitors has an office situated on Ship Hill in the center of Rotherham, across the road from the Rotherham Town Hall and five minutes walk from the Rotherham Minster. The Rotherham Central Train Station is 8 minutes walk away, and there are plenty of bus stops in the immediate vicinity of the office.

The Sheffield office are proud supporters of Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice and are active in charitable events.

Accident and Personal Injury

Sharon Rinaldi leads the personal injury team in Sheffield, and can support with injury compensation claims.

Family Law

Partner Sharon Lockwood leads the Rotherham Office, including the Matrimonial team at Rotherham. Howells’ Matrimonial teams are one of the largest in South Yorkshire. Sharon works along with support from Senior Specialist Louise Maden who both deal with matters of Divorce, Separation, Civil Partnerships and disputes that involve Children. The team also boasts Domestic Abuse specialist Liz Forrest.

Wills, Trusts & Probate 

Partner Lindsey Rawson leads the Wills department and is an active member of the local community, working with Age UK across South Yorkshire, supporting local Dementia support schemes and herself, and the team, are Dementia Friendly trained.  The team can support with writing & amending a Will, Probate, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection, Inheritance matters, tax matters and Trusts.

Children Law

Solicitor and part time Deputy District Judge, Sarah Walker leads the Children Law department supporting with matters involving Children, including Care Proceedings, Adoption & Guardianship. The Rotherham office has Care specialists Christopher Patrick and Charlotte Curbishley based there.

Medical Negligence

Michelle Gyte is the head of the Medical Negligence team, who can support with compensation claims against public and private health care professionals, including fatal injuries.

Property & Conveyancing

Elizabeth Webster leads the team at Howells, and the Rotherham team can support with buying & selling property, freeholds matters, mortgages and right to buy matters.

Consumer Claims and Civil Disputes

Partner Graham Hogarth leads the team at Howells, and can support with various matters of faulty goods and services, advice on small claims and issues with money owed.

Benefits and Credits

Marie Busfield leads the Benefits and Credits team and can support with issues arising form benefits, including advice and challenging decisions made by public sector bodies.


Partner Graham Hogarth leads the Housing team, protecting and exercising the housing rights of tenants in disputes with both private and public sector landlords.

Criminal Defence

Partner Mary Rose Macadam leads the Criminal Defence team in Rotherham, who can support with representing you in the Police Station, Crown and Magistrates court and Motoring offences. The Rotherham team specialises in matters of serious crime and protest law, and represents clients in the Magistrate’s court and in police stations.

Civil Liberties, Public Law & Inquests

Philippa Matthews leads matters of Public Law at Howells, and the team can support with Inquests, Judical Reviews, disclosure of information and GDPR claims.

Claims & Complaints Against the Police

Philippa Matthews leads matters of actions against the Police, including assault, unlawful actions, breach of human rights and negligence.