Our People

John Howe

John Howe

Managing Director and COLP
John Howe studied law in Newcastle and Leeds and worked for various practices around West Yorkshire before establishing the firm in his home town, Pudsey.

Having qualified in 1988, John has gained experience in a variety of different areas of law with marked success. He has had two cases reported in case law reports concerning Children Act proceedings and he holds the record for completing the quickest divorce ever in 5 days. He has conducted litigation in this country and abroad.

John has appeared on TV and he is a regular contributor on local radio. He has appeared in both local and national newspapers in connection with cases for which he had personal conduct, including being responsible for the preparation of the contractual documents for a prestigious development in Bulgaria.

His wealth of experience and his common sense approach has enabled him to build the firm with consummate ease with a significant following around the country. He now practices as a general practitioner predominantly for businesses of varying sizes giving advice on such matters as employment, contracts, succession, mergers, litigation and exit strategies, as well as being able to give advice on divorce, family and other related issues.

E-mail: john@jhowe.co.uk

Jenna Howe

Director and COFA

Jenna started working at John Howe & Co in 2013 and has since completed her law degree in 2015 then her LPC and Masters in law, business and management in 2016.

Qualifying as a Solicitor at the beginning of 2018 following her training contract overseen by her father and Managing Director John Howe, Jenna now intends to follow in John’s footsteps as a general practitioner, providing common sense legal advice on a variety of different subject matters in a way that people can easily understand.

E-mail : jenna@jhowe.co.uk

Bob Howe


Following the completion of his law degree in 2013 Bob began his career with the firm in 2014 as a Conveyancing Executive. Beginning his Legal Practice Course at the University of Law in 2021, Bob successfully qualified as solicitor in 2023 and undertakes a wide range of matters including Residential and Commercial Conveyancing transactions, Matrimonial including Divorce and Financial Resolution, and Private Client matters.

Bryn Rees

Trainee Solicitor

Having completed his law degree in 2015, Bryn subsequently began his career as a Compliance Officer in Scotland before joining the firm in 2021 to commence his Training Contract. Such training being overseen by Managing Director John Howe whereby he assists in a variety of matters including commercial and residential conveyancing transactions.