Our People

Our lawyers are experts in their field – you’d expect that - but they are also business-minded and aim to provide practical, helpful advice. Many trained with us, while others have been hand-picked from top city firms or have worked in industry for many years to become nationally recognised experts.


Gerald is an experienced Corporate and Commercial advisor. He advises on sales and purchases of businesses, joint ventures and commercial contracts. He advised and is company secretary of both the British Racing Drivers Club (owners of Silverstone Circuit) and the Guards Polo Club (based at Windsor Great Park). Gerald has been a partner at Howes Percival since 1989.


After a spell running the firm's Northampton office, Gerald is now head of the Corporate and Commercial Department in the East Midlands Region.

2009: Head of East Midland Region Corporate and Commercial Department
1989: Partner at Howes Percival LLP
1985: Qualified as a solicitor with a City of London law firm
1981: Law degree at University College London