Family Law

Howells is consistently ranked highly as a firm for family and child law in the north, providing a broad range of expert care and advice.

We provide high quality, great value legal advice both on an ‘in person’ basis or via our range of ‘telephone services’ where we handle your case primarily by phone and email.

A wide selection of fixed fee legal services are available, giving you the representation you need without the worry of escalating costs.

The team are smart lawyers with sharp minds, tough and resolute in their legal representation, sensitive and compassionate in their client relationships. They understand that they’re not dealing with ‘cases’ but with people, not bound up in legal process but in real lives. It’s a team you’ll want on your side.

Our Rankings

Chambers UK

Howells is highly ranked as a law firm for Family Law by Chambers UK. The prestigious guide says Howells is

“Increasingly active in dealing with high net worth cases and child abduction cases over the past year. Bolstered by a designated mediation and collaborative law group.”

Legal 500 2018

The Legal 500 2018 ranks the Family department highly and states that Howells is

“Howells handles the full spectrum of matrimonial work and children law matters. Alyson Siddall is ‘hugely experienced but always still keen to learn’, and heads the department which benefits from individuals based across Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley. Siddall is regularly instructed in complex financial arrangements and has additional expertise in private children matters and collaborative law. Sharon Lockwood is another key name to note for financial work, while Sarah Walker is highlighted for childcare matters.”