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Civil Litigation

We can represent you if you have a claim or are defending a claim brought against you. Our experience of acting for either side provides you with expert awareness of any tactics the opposing party may use against you.

Our litigation team are all very approachable and are passionate about what they do, advising you on the best course of action and strategy to take for your individual circumstances as everyone is different. We will always keep in touch and update you on your case which leaves you to get back to your daily routine.

We have dealt with a range of different litigation cases and in doing so have developed a diverse set of skills to assist you in your dispute, some of which include:

  • Consumer Rights & Debt Recovery - Our team have experience of dealing with all types of consumer credit and debt litigation arising out of regulated credit agreements in the County Courts, High Court and the Court of Appeal
  • Professional Negligence - Professionals have a duty of care to their client, if this is not provided and results in you suffering damages or losses, you may have a claim against them. Our team has experience dealing with negligence claims against a wide range of professionals
  • Personal Injury - We can deal with a range of different Personal Injury cases, including Public Liability Claims, Life-Changing Injuries, Road Traffic Collisions and Work Place Injuries
  • Landlord & Tenant - We have experience acting for both landlords and tenants in a wide range of disputes
  • Contested Wills and Inheritance Claims - If you have a dispute relating to the estate of a loved one, whether they had a will in place or not, we can advise and assist you with the best way forward in resolving your matter
  • General Litigation - If your matter does not fall under any of the above headings, but you have a dispute with another party please contact us to see if we can help

The process of litigation can often seem daunting but we assure you that we will always do as much as possible to ensure you have a full understanding of the proceedings surrounding your case. We understand how complex the law can sometimes seem and pride ourselves in our ability to put it into context for you.

If you would like to get in touch with one of our litigation solicitors then give us a call on 01273 838 756 or via email at It would be great to hear from you and we wish you all the best in resolving your dispute.

Team members

Jackie Gillespie
Managing Partner
Doug Sharman-Forgue
Litigation Executive
Martina McKay
Litigation Executive

News and media

  • News
    • Posted on August 7, 2017
      We are pleased to announce that, at Howlett Clarke, we are looking to progress the NRAM enquiries that we have received to date following a positive result.
    • Posted on April 18, 2017
      The Consumer Credit team at Howlett Clarke has already represented over 70 claimants in actions against their credit card providers arising out of landbanking frauds.
    • Posted on December 15, 2016
      It is worth bearing in mind that however much of a nuisance they may appear to cause drivers, parking laws are in place for safety purposes, and to help traffic flow. Here's what our litigation solicitor Daniel Dickson had to say about what to do when you get a parking ticket and want to challenge it.
  • Blog
    • Posted on January 2, 2018
      Happy New Year from everyone at Howlett Clarke!

      New Year can be a time for reflection. We all have a list of things we need to get around to but also grand plans for what we would like to do in the future.
    • Posted on July 6, 2017
      We have caught up with the next person lined up in our new series of posts on our blog - 'getting to know you'. Each month we'll be catching up with one of our lawyers, and asking them 10 questions, about themselves, the law and their favourite things.

      Next up is Legal Executive, Martina McKay.

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