Kim heads up our public sector employment team and undertakes a broad range of strategic and complex employment work in this sector.

Kim is particularly well known for her expertise in the niche field of equal pay.

After studying at Cardiff University Kim undertook her legal training at Geldards in the early 1990s returning in 2006 to establish the firm's Public Sector team which now works for most of the Local Authorities in Wales, NHS Trusts and the Welsh Assembly Government.


"Her advice was excellent, a major strength being the wider strategic view she took"
Chambers & Partners Directory, 2019

"Kim Howell is singled out by sources for her "fantastic reputation" in the market. She leads the firm's public sector employment team, and is particularly highlighted for her strengths in issues concerning equal pay."
Chambers & Partners Directory, 2017

"Kim Howell is experienced at advising clients in the public sector and routinely advises on high-level investigations. Clients appreciate her "reassuring, timely and considered responses" as well as her "fact-finding approach and ability to understand the situation and the needs of the client."
Chambers & Partners Directory, 2016

"Kim Howell is celebrated for her employment work in the public sector, and she has particular expertise in equal pay matters. Sources recognise her as "a fantastic lawyer who is very reliable, organised and on top of her game"."
Chambers & Partners Directory, 2015

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