Howard retired as a partner in the firm in 2022 and now advises as a consultant focusing on personal injury claims.

Over the twenty years since he started specialising in personal injury and clinical negligence work, Howard has enjoyed success for clients in accident cases.

Howard advises on all types of personal injury claims, from employers’ liability and accidents in the workplace, through to road traffic accidents.

Clients appreciate Howard’s practical approach and his ability to achieve the best possible settlement as quickly and cost effectively as possible.


Howard has an excellent track record successfully pursing personal injury and clinical negligence compensation claims.

Over the last few years alone, Howard has been instrumental in recovering more than £3 million total damages for injured clients and their families.

He engages at an early stage with opponents and other professionals to ensure where possible that interim payments can be released to be used to fund treatment and rehabilitation.

Howard read Law at the University of Leeds. He began his career in London, becoming a partner at Taylor Tyrell. Howard joined Turner & Debenhams (now Debenhams Ottaway) in 1995.

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Howard is a member of the

  • Law Society Personal Injury Accreditation Scheme
  • Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)
  • Professional Negligence Lawyers’ Association (PNLA).

He is also a trustee of a Hertfordshire charity offering high quality housing and support to people with disabilities.

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What Clients Say
  • The personal injury and clinical negligence department is small but worthy of inclusion for the quality of care, skill and attention paid to his cases by the head of the department, Howard Kent. This is a small but well-run, efficient and caring team, sensitive to the demands of a personal injury and clinical negligence practice and delivering a consistently excellent service.

    The Legal 500 2022
  • Thank you for your excellent service and support in this case. Your expertise and experience in this case was important to win a just and maximum compensation.

    Mr H
  • I cannot express in words how grateful I am. Thank you very much for your hard work and all your help and support.

    Mr B T
  • Huge thank you once again for your hard work on my case and for all your support, without you I would not be able to accomplish anything. I will certainly recommend you to everyone in need.

  • It’s hard to put in to words how much you have helped us. Myself and Angela would like to thank you very much for all the time and hard work you put in, we are very grateful.

    Will and Angela