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Did you know that controlling or coercive behaviour in a relationship is a serious crime under 2015 legislation? Despite popular Netflix programmes such as Dirty John showing us an insight on what these could be like, unfortunately, there are still a lot of people who are unaware that this legislation exists.

 To many of you who had no idea that coercive and controlling behaviour was a criminal offence, the legislation defines boundaries to the public to make us further aware that psychological and controlling abusive behaviour is punishable. In fact, this can result in punitive punishment with up to five years in prison, depending upon the severity of the offence. More...

If you, or someone you love, have recently been involved in an accident or has become the victim of medical negligence, I’m sure you will have questions. This was the case for the below clients, who got in touch with our team of personal injury and medical negligence solicitors seeking advice and legal guidance.

All scenarios below are genuine questions that our Head of Medical Negligence and Personal Injury, Sue Edwards, has been asked by her clients. Obviously, for confidentiality reasons, we have changed the names and further details we felt too personal to the case. More...

In the next instalment of our Q&A series, I’ve sat down with Amanda Taylor, a Private Client Solicitor here at Howells.

Amanda joined the Howells family during the Christmas period last year and we’ve finally managed to take a few minutes out so you, our readers, can get to know the real Mandy and her experiences with us so far. More...

If you’d like to learn more about our employment and employee law services, and the lady who heads this growing department, then you’re in luck. I’ve sat down with Bethan Southcombe, our Head of Employment, for a Q&A. Check out the interview below. More...

Get to know the people behind our specialist services, what their experience is, and why they chose to become a solicitor in our Q&A series. Here I interview head of department Richard Scott. More...

With effect from 15th February 2015 EU Regulations on Consumer Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) allow consumers who bought our services online to submit their complaint via an online complaint portal.

We are required under the regulations to provide our clients the following information:-
  1. Link to the ODR platform - please follow the following link for further information (http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr).
  2. Our contact email address in case of a complaint under the ODR regulation – Andrea Coombes andrea.c@howellslegal.com