Graham Irons > Howes Percival LLP > Northampton, England > Lawyer Profile

Howes Percival LLP

Work Department

Employment and pensions.


Graham is a partner and provides advice to clients in both the private and public sectors. He is a regular speaker at a range of events and has a reputation for delivering fun and practical seminars and training.


Senior solicitor Greenwoods Solicitors LLP 2000; director of employment Howes Percival LLP 2005; partner Howes Percival LLP 2008.


Employment Lawyers Association.


Anglia University (1993 LLB Hons (2:1)); Guildford College of Law (1994).


Family, tennis, travel.

Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Employment > Employment

(Hall of Fame)

Graham IronsHowes Percival LLP

Howes Percival LLP‘s East Midlands employment group is led by Paula Bailey out of the Leicester office and Graham Irons in Northampton, with the support of Alex Payton and Hannah Pryce. The firm stands out for its particular expertise in dealing with complex tribunal claims, TUPE, restructuring, enforcement of restrictive covenants and senior executive exits. Employment-related data protection and confidentiality issues are also within the experienced team’s scope.

East Midlands > Public sector > Public sector

Howes Percival LLP acts for a range of prominent public sector clients across the education, healthcare and social housing sectors. This includes universities and colleges, as well as care home operators and specialist care providers. The team handles a wide array of matters relating to employment, construction, data protection and property. Oliver Pritchard is an expert in advising NHS clients on mergers and governance clients, while Graham Irons handles employment matters in the education sector.

South East > Public sector > Public sector

Howes Percival LLP’s varied education, health, and regulatory department has specialists in an array of matters, including corporate, employment, construction, and commercial contract work. One of the team’s standout features is its established experience in advising on different structures available to schools, including converting schools into multi-academy trusts. The team is led by Oliver Pritchard in Norwich and Graham Irons in Northampton, with Irons being especially recommended for contentious and non-contentious employment law matters.