The professional guide to law firms, Chambers and Partners UK, is an independent and impartial body that reviews solicitors and law firms.
Their ranking tier system allows individuals to see how the Chambers UK have recommended and rated law firms following an extensive research and review process.
Howells are very proud to have 2 of our departments highly ranked in the newest edition to be published – the 2022 edition which has been recently published.
We are delighted that our Criminal Defence team has been ranked as a top-tier firm once again by the Chambers UK. The department led by Chris Wong and Mary Rose Macadam were ranked as a number one firm in Sheffield and the surrounding areas.
This ranking continues the top tier status for the firm which has been held for many years.
We are also extremely pleased to see that the Medical Negligence team has also been ranked highly by the Chambers UK as a tier 3 firm.
The professional guide refers to them as a “noteworthy team offering a broad range of clinical negligence advice to clients”.
They also report that “the department possesses significant experience in medical inquests” and that “They go the extra mile for the client and are highly efficient.”
Michelle Gyte who heads the department is personally recognised as being a “Star Associate” in the field. The guide reports that “Michelle Gyte is well versed in cases arising from delayed diagnosis leading to amputations, cerebral palsy birth injuries and fatal claims. She is additionally adept at spinal injury cases, including damage due to negligent surgery.” “A very good lawyer – technical, conscientious and hard-working.”