Michael Howard


Harpenden Office

T01582 765111

Michael Howard is a specialist Family Law solicitor with over 30 years’ experience, who advises on all aspects of relationship breakdown and linked issues concerning children or finances.

Michael always encourages and promotes settlement of cases wherever possible, but pursues matters vigorously through the Court where required, frequently conducting hearings himself.

Michael was brought up and attended school in Oxford before completing a London University Law Degree in 1973. After completing his required training period with the largest firm in Oxford, Michael qualified as a Solicitor in 1977.

Having specialised in family work since 1992, Michael joined Taylor Walton's Harpenden Office in 2003. He previously worked in the Milton Keynes area for over 20 years.

Michael is a member of Resolution, the family lawyers' association. He achieved accreditation by Resolution in 2002, renewing this in 2007 and for a further 5 year period in January 2012. The accredited specialisms are in Private Law Children Cases and Medium/Limited Means Financial Matters.

Michael's aim is always to enable his clients to achieve the best possible outcome at the earliest opportunity.


What our clients say

“Just wanted to say “THANK YOU” for today and all the excellent advice you have given me over the past 18 or so months. You have been such a support to me through many a dark hour and many a dark incident – I feel absolutely drained as you must too, even though you must have loads of cases going on as well!! It is time to move on now and phew what a relief it was all signed in Court today – time to rest, recover and celebrate!!”


What our clients say

You have been extremely kind and gentlemanly throughout this action and I say again I am most truly grateful.

Opponent of an unrepresented client