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The Legal 500 UK 2013 guide recognises the very best lawyers, solicitors and barristers who set the benchmark for excellence across the UK market. In this year’s edition of the guide, Howells Solicitors are delighted to have received recommendations from the esteemed publication.

Five solicitors from Howells have been recommended for their private client expertise, and Margaret Phillips, head of the firm’s Family Law and Matrimonial team has been listed in the elite ‘Leading Lawyers’ list, a guide to outstanding lawyers nationwide.

Richard Scott, partner, and Margaret Phillips, have been individually recommended for cases involving substantial assets, including offshore trusts, whilst Jayne Hunt, partner and branch manager of the Caerphilly office, has received a recommendation for her family law work.

Claire Davis, partner and branch manager of the Newport office and John O’Connell, equity partner, have both been recommended for their work involving specialist personal tax, trusts and probate cases.

The family law departments in the firms Cardiff, Swansea and Caerphilly offices have also been individually recognised.

Mark Hobbs, managing partner, said: “I’m delighted the individual talents and expertise of our solicitors and our branches have been recognised as amongst the best in the UK legal industry. It’s an exciting time for the business as we continue to invest in recruiting experienced professionals to build on the successes of 2013 and implement our development plans for 2014, which include opening new offices along the M4 corridor”.

For more information from the professionally recognised team at Howells Solicitors, please call 0808 178 2773 or email: today.

by Tristan Lewis

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.

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