FAQ | Howells Solicitors
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  • How many people are employed by Howells?

    Currently around 120 people are employed by Howells. There are 9 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.

  • 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.

  • Where can I find the closing date?

    All job adverts include a closing date.

  • 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 any help to students?

    Howells currently works with Sheffield College providing mentoring opportunities to students with an interest in law.  If you are interested in a mentoring programme speak to your tutor.

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