Alexander Howells

Contact Number: 029 2267 5470

Advising a multi-national provider of IT products and services in relation to the applicability of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 to a multi-million pound contract.

Assisting the Head of the Construction, Energy and Projects team in relation to a multi-million pound dispute concerning external wall insulation.

Advising on construction contracts including consultants' appointments and collateral warranties. Advising insurers in relation to subrogated recovery actions across the spectrum of perils including fire, flood, impact and escape of water.

Advising insurers on Consumer Protection Act issues arising from fires caused by electrical appliances including multiple claims relating to major electrical manufacturers – numerous £100,000 plus actions.

Successfully representing insurers in relation to a claim involving a fire in a domestic property causing damage valued at in excess of £800,000. Successfully representing insurers in relation to property flooding causing damage exceeding £400,000.

Successfully representing insurers in relation to a claim involving an electricity supplier in respect of fire – value of claim in excess of £70,000.

Providing ad hoc advice to insurers in relation to claims dealt with in-house.


  • Swansea LLB

Career History

  • Hugh James (Qualified 2016)


Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives

What do you love most about your job?

The people I work with and the variety of the cases I am involved in.

What do you like to do outside work?

Football, going to the cinema and camping trips with my family.