Nelsons Solicitors Ltd

Nelsons Solicitors Ltd
Pennine House
8 Stanford Street


Telephone: 0115 989 5261
Fax: 0115 851 6285

Geographical Regions Covered: Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire
Legal Aid: Yes
Mediation: Yes
Collaborative law: Yes
Disabled access: Yes

Head of Family team: Jayne Chilvers
Family team members: Emma Davies, Caroline Elliott and Sally Hartland, Jane Davis and Suzanne Davis
Resolution Members: Caroline Elliott, Sally Hartland, Jane Davis
Resolution areas of expertise: Financial settlements, domestic violence and children law.
Specialist panel memberships: Resolution Accredited Specialist, Law Society Family Law Accreditation Scheme, Law Society Children Panel Accreditation Scheme and the Association of Lawyers for Children.
Other departments: Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury, Employment, Financial Services, Personal Disputes, Personal Tax, Residential Property, Trusts, Wills & Probate, Commerce & Technology, Commercial Disputes, Commercial Property, Construction, Corporate, Debt Collection, Insolvency and Intellectual Property advice.

About us

Nelsons has offices throughout the East Midlands in Nottingham, Leicester & Derby, providing legal services for Individuals and Businesses.

The firm was established in 1983 and has grown into a full service regional law firm with more than 100 lawyers.

The family law team at Nelsons is one of the largest in the East Midlands and is recommended by the leading independently researched legal directory, Legal 500.

We have specialist expertise in handling divorce and financial cases with high asset value and offer a number of fixed fee services including a Standard Fixed Fee Divorce at £799 + VAT + the court fees, an Online Divorce package from £99 + VAT + the court fees.

If you are having marriage problems, but are not yet sure that you want a Divorce for a fixed fee of £120 + VAT one of our experienced divorce lawyers will meet with you and give you a full assessment of your case.

In addition to advising on divorce proceedings our experienced solicitors provide advice on the full range of family matters including separation agreements, collaborative law and mediation.

Our child care team has extensive expertise in care proceedings involving Social Services and has acted in many complex High Court cases across the country. They provide advice on all aspects of children law including parental responsibility, residence & contact, adoption and child protection issues.

Why choose Nelsons?

  • Advocacy undertaken
  • Both privately and publicly funded (legal aid) work undertaken.
  • Local, National and International instructions accepted
  • Excellent IT Systems to aid ease of communication
  • City Centre Locations parking available
  • Flexibility with appointments
  • Experience of complex issues and vulnerable clients
  • Lexcel Accredited firm


In brief, our expert team of Family Solicitors includes:-

  • Resolution Accredited Specialists
  • Law Society Family Panel & Advanced Family Panel members
  • Law Society Children Panel Members
  • A Resolution Accredited Child Abduction Specialists
  • A qualified Family Mediator
  • Trained Collaborative Lawyers

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