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 employment team in Leicester is led by Paula Bailey , a well-known figure in the Midlands for large scale redundancy, restructuring and outsourcing/TUPE projects and the negotiation of senior exits. In Northampton, Graham Irons and director Hannah Pryce undertake all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law. Key sectors of expertise include automotive, media, food and drink and manufacturing.

East Midlands > Public sector > Public sector

Howes Percival LLP is particularly adept at advising its public sector clients, which include universities and colleges as well as care home operators and specialist care providers, in relation to employment, construction, property, data protection and contractual matters. The practice is experienced in academy conversions having acted for a number of primary, secondary and faith schools across the country. Norwich-based Oliver Pritchard and Northampton-based Graham Irons jointly head the practice. Irons is well-versed in advice regarding transfers of undertakings in the context of academy conversions.

South East > Public sector > Public sector

Howes Percival LLP operates across multiple practice areas to assist clients in the education and healthcare sectors. Jointly leading the team is employment law specialist Graham Irons in Northampton and healthcare expert Oliver Pritchard in Norwich, who has over two decades of expertise in the field.