Professional legal services

in the City of London


020 3589 4099


Wainwright Timms LLP is a boutique law firm based in central London, founded by Howard Timms, a solicitor and barrister with 20 years experience.

Howard Timms has practiced in the two specialist fields of licensing law and employment law for over twenty years. He originally practised as a barrister and worked in industry before being admitted as a solicitor in 1998.

A significant amount of his work comes from word of mouth and repeat business from satisfied clients, who appreciated his negotiating skills and his practical, cost-effective, commercial approach.

Married with two daughters and a dog, Howard lives in Putney and enjoys tennis and sailing when time allows.


Peter Gardner, FX Trader and Client

Howards style of approachable professionalism is a great balance which makes recourse to the law a less daunting prospect and a genuinely comfortable experience all round.

Elliot Gold, Barrister

Thorough, commercially minded and with excellent client care, Howard was a pleasure to work with in the very sensitive cases in which we worked together.

Danny O’Brien, Barrister’s Clerk

Howard has always been a pleasure to work with and provides an excellent service to his clients.

Olga Elg, Client

Howard is brilliant. The way he managed to identify and cover every angle in my favour that made the counterpart in our case resign without further action was really excellent. Howard acted for me in connection with a complicated contractual dispute, for which I would strongly recommend him. He was extremely thorough and took no nonsense from the other side – the end result was that they backed down completely.

Julian Peterson, Client

Howard is experienced, commercially minded and a diligent lawyer who keeps the client’s interests in at the fore when pursuing any matter. A very good ally to have in any negotiation.

Paul Blond, Client

At a difficult and uncertain time Howard provided pragmatic honest and thoughtful advice. With a common sense approach, good humour and determined attitude he helped reach an equitable solution to the challenges I faced. I would highly recommend Howard for his expertise, professional approach and enthusiastic championing of your cause.

Justyna Minkiewicz, former colleague

I worked for Howard for a long time. He is an excellent lawyer, great to work with and his clients were always very happy with him.

Livia Gergely, Personal Assistant

Thank you again for everything. I really appreciate that you took our case on. I still remember our first conversation, how confused and scared I was and how professional yet human you were on the day and every single time ever since.

Andy Smith, Client

Howard is a highly effective solicitor, and I could not recommend him highly enough.


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