Alan Millband > Howes Percival LLP > Leicester, England > Lawyer Profile

Howes Percival LLP
LE19 1DX

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Alan is a leading regulatory and business defence lawyer with considerable experience across the regulatory spectrum, particularly in health safety and environmental matters. He advises on all kinds of regulatory compliance issues, and represents clients who are subject to action by enforcing authorities (such as HSE, Local Authorities, Environment Agency, Police, and CQC). He is an extremely effective magistrates’ and coroners’ court advocate as well as an entertaining and engaging public speaker.

Alan acts for clients ranging from small businesses to national and multi-national organisations. In the health and safety field he is the editor of a leading sector text book and a guest lecturer at the University of Derby.


2014 – Howes Percival, Partner

2006 – Berryman (latterly Shakespeares), Partner

1999 – Weightmans, Partner

1991 – Hattons, Partner

1988 – Hattons, Solicitor

1986 – Seviers, Solicitor

1984 – Gadsby Coxon & Copestake, Articled Clerk

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Employment > Health and safety

The firm has a strong understanding of clients’ needs,‘ says a client of Howes Percival LLP. Practice head Alan Millband is mainly based in Leicester but increasingly works from the Norwich office, which handles both contentious and non-contentious work in a range of sectors but is particularly well known for its work in the minerals and extractives industry. Legal director Robert Starr, who works in both Cambridge and Northampton, handles health and safety and fire safety matters, often in the rail, food, retail and care sectors.