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Fees & Information

Howard & Byrne are committed to representing without fear or favour all those who need our expertise. Whether our clients are legally-aided or privately paying, we strive to deliver consistently great service.


Our private fee rates are available on request.

The firm is committed to legal aid. We have a contract with the Legal Aid Agency to provide all aspects of legal aid criminal defence and prison law work. We can advise you on eligibility and assist you in applying for funding where appropriate.

Armed Forces Covenant

Howard & Byrne are proud to have signed the Armed Forces Covenant. as such, we will strive to support members of the Armed Forces, their families and veterans. We also actively support members of staff who wish to act as Reservists, or who volunteer for  Armed Forces charities.

We also offer a discount in our private client fees to members of the Armed Forces. Please ask for details.

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IT Security and Cyber Essentials

The security of our IT systems is important, and it is essential you are able to trust us to hold information securely. We are accredited by Cyber Essentials. This governemt backed scheme gives you confidence that our IT systems have robust security in place.

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Legal Information

Howard & Byrne is a partnership. A list of our partners is available within the Head Office or on request.

The firm is authorised and regulated in England and Wales by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, under the firm reference 329428.

Details of the SRA code of conduct, and what you can expect from a solicitor, can be found on the SRA website. If you have any queries about this, or about the level of service we offer, please contact one of the partners. Alternatively, you can contact the Legal Ombudsman.

Together with the SRA, we are committed to a more diverse legal profession. Anonymised data relating to the firm is available on request.

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We have also been awarded the Lexcel kitemark by the Law Society.


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Contact us

Howard & Byrne are available 24 hours a day. Call 01904 431421

148 Lawrence Street, York YO10 3EB

Tel:  +44 (0) 1904 431421
Fax: +44 (0) 1904 411664

The Gridiron Building
1 St Pancras Square London N1C 4AG

Tel: +44 (0) 203 714 5096


(by appointment only)

56 Gladstone Lane
Scarborough YO12 7BS

Tel: +44 (0) 1723 655000