Neil Howes

Neil Howes


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What can Neil do for you?

Neil is a partner at Mills & Reeve and has over 20 years' of dispute resolution experience. Neil is recognised as an expert in the field of professional negligence and he acts for a wide range of professionals and their insurers. His clients include major law firms, achitects, engineers, and professionals in the technology sector.

Supporting your ambitions

Neil's insight and expertise means that he is regularly instructed to handle high profile claims with significant reputational and financial implications for his clients. Facing a claim for negligence can be a hugely stressful and unsettling time for any professional. Neil works closely with his clients, and their insurers, to support them through every step of the process, combining expert legal advice with a reputation for finding innovative solutions to complex problems. Neil's recent experience includes helping the partners of a professional firm (and their insurers) resolve a multi-million pound claim where the firm had been wrongly accused of fraud.

What do others say?

Ranked by both of the major legal directories in the UK,  Legal 500 has described Neil as "very easy to work with; he understands what clients are looking for" as well as highlighting his "excellent, commercial approach".

What else should you know?

Neil is a qualified mediator which helps him see different perspectives when negotiating the resolution of claims and dealing with difficult opponents. He is also a regular speaker at legal and insurance market events. 

Away from work, Neil wastes much of his limited spare time following Nottingham Forest and going to music gigs.

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