Robert Howard

Debt Recovery Manager

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24-26 Museum Street, Ipswich, IP1 1HZ

Robert "stays one jump ahead of debtors".

Legal 500 UK 2016


Robert joined Birketts in 1972. He is Head of our Debt Collection Team.

The best known debt recovery practitioner in the Ipswich County Court, Robert is tenacious in his pursuit of slow or bad payers. He has over 40 years' experience in the field and acts for private companies and major plcs.

Robert is based at our Ipswich office.

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Robert is recommended by Legal 500 [UK 2016] and listed in the elite 'Leading Lawyers' list of lawyers nationwide. Robert "stays one jump ahead of debtors". In a previous edition, clients note that Robert is "a consistent and loyal partner to businesses, with a commercial approach that benefits clients greatly".

The previous edition notes that "Robert Howard at Birketts LLP has ‘unparalleled knowledge of debt recovery'. His team is ‘miles ahead of other firms'". In an earlier edition clients note that Robert is "personable, knowledgeable and most of all approachable".

Robert was an organ scholar in his younger days and has played, by invitation, the world famous Cathedral organs at Norwich, Coventry, Lincoln, Ely and Canterbury.

Leading Individual Legal 500 2016