Rick Howlett joined Palmers Solicitors as Financial Controller in the Finance department in March 2018.
His expertise spans legal finance, IT and practice management and he holds qualifications in Advanced Finance and Business Management.
Rick has more than 30 years’ experience of financial management in the legal sector, having begun his career as a Legal cashier for a leading City law firm. He later went on to become a Finance Manager for another London-based law firm before moving into practice management and consultancy.
In addition to finance Rick studied computer programming and programmed the first Law Society approved Legal Aid Franchise practice software, he also assisted the Legal team who represented the families in the Golf War friendly fire case.
Rick is a member of the ILFM Executive Council.
Away from the office, Rick enjoys playing most sports and is a qualified pilot.