Howard specialises in charity, ecclesiastical, and education law.
He is head of the Ecclesiastical Education & Charities Department at Lee Bolton Monier-Williams. He was educated at St Edward’s School Cheltenham and the University of Bristol where he studied Theology and Religious Studies, graduating with an MA in theology. He qualified as a solicitor in 1999 following a training contract with a firm in North Cornwall, and was an assistant solicitor in firms in Exeter and Oxford. He joined Lee Bolton & Lee in 2001, becoming an associate on 1 January 2003 and a partner on 1 January 2004.
He is Registrar to the Dioceses of Ely, Guildford, Hereford and Liverpool and is the Registrar of the Faculty Office of the Archbishop of Canterbury and is Deputy Registrar of the Diocese of Lincoln.
He is the solicitor to many charitable companies, Maintained schools, Academies, Independent schools and a number of Church of England Diocesan Boards of Finance and Education.
He advises the National Society, the Whitgift Foundation and a number of Multi- Academy trusts.
He is secretary to the Bletchingdon Community Foundation and chair of The Bletchington Charity.
He is chair of The St Mary Magdalen Oxford Restoration and Development Trust.
He is a member of the Ecclesiastical Law Society and the Charity Law Association and Vice-Chair of the Ecclesiastical Law Association.
He is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.
He is the Youth Manager of the Oxford and Bletchington NonDescripts cricket club .
He lives in Oxfordshire.