Louis Howlett


Louis Howlett


Louis is an Associate specialising in employment law and business immigration with us here at DC Employment Solicitors. An alumnus of the University of Southampton’s renowned law school, he was awarded the highest honour of Distinction in the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law Guildford in 2017.

Louis’ practice encompasses the full spectrum of employment law issues, including both day-to-day advisory work as well as contentious disputes. Louis regularly represents both claimants and respondents in tribunal matters, conducting proceedings in a wide range of areas, including complex whistleblowing and discrimination cases. He is also developing a particular focus on restrictive covenant disputes, having successfully acted in a particularly interesting and complex matter which you can read about further here: Shareholders agreements and restrictive covenants… An interesting case • DC Employment Solicitors.

Louis represents clients beyond the Employment Tribunal where required. He has successfully represented clients in the County Court and  through the Employment Appeal Tribunal: see case published in Harvey’s Polystar_Plastics_Ltd_v_Mr_M_Liepa__2023__EAT_100.pdf (publishing.service.gov.uk)

Louis provides pragmatic advice to individuals and businesses on a number of issues, including disciplinary, grievance and redundancy matters. He also advises both employees and employers on discrimination, dismissals and settlement agreements. Louis assists employers in drafting terms and conditions of employment and policies/handbooks for their employees.

In his business-related immigration work, Louis regularly assists a range of clients in relation to their business-essential requirements for Sponsor Licences, Certificates of Sponsorship and visas (particularly Skilled Worker visas).

Louis regularly carries out important legal research and produces article updates for the firm’s newsletter.

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