One of the largest law firms in the East Midlands, Nelsons offers one-stop solutions to the legal needs of businesses and individuals. Founded in Nottingham in the early 1980's, we have also become a major force in Leicester and Derby. Through dynamic growth, mergers and acquisitions, we have built specialist teams with over 130 lawyers meeting the wide ranging needs of businesses and individuals throughout the East Midlands, and beyond.

Serviced Areas

  • Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, East Midlands, UK

Contact Details

  Website
  City Derby
  Postcode DE1 3WD
  Address Sterne House/Lodge La
  Phone Number 013 3237 2372
  Tollfree 0800 024 1976

Products & Services

Accident & Medical Claims

Our team has extensive experience in personal injury and medical negligence claims. We can assist you with making a compensation claim for your injuries and provide advice and support throughout the process.


Divorce & Separation Solicitors

If you are having issues with your partner, we know that this is a difficult and emotional time at which you will need prompt and expert guidance and support.

Our experienced team of divorce solicitors can help you. We have one of the largest team of specialist family solicitors in Nottingham, Leicester and Derby. Our expertise is recognised by the independent directories The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

As well as helping married couples and civil partners, we also provide services to unmarried couples – whether handling a break-up or planning in case you should go your separate ways in the future.

Customer Testimonials

Nelsons are fantastic. Fast, reliable service. Communication is superb. Would definitely recommend their conveyancing service for house buying/selling.


Chris Huntingford at Nelsons was the gent looking after our recent house sale/purchase....What an amazing job he did!! Chris was always at hand when needed and nothing was a problem for him. Any questions we fired his way were always answered confidently, quickly, and in a clear, easy to understand way. I would not hesitate to use Nelsons and Chris again. Chris made what can be a very stressful and anxious time run as smooth as it possibly could.


Writing using my fathers email-after a surprising application to the family court I was recommended to contact Melanie Bridgen. A decision that facilitated a moral and fair outcome for my sons future. My child's welfare remained central whilst taking in to account the facts , past and present .I was encouraged from the outset to work towards a quick and amicable agreement to help prevent enormous costs. As the respondent this was achieved ...thank you Melanie and Nelsons for your morality and ethical practice of family law.


When you are dealing with delicate and emotionally charged kinship cases you need an empathetic, confident and supportive solicitor who knows how the process works in detail but can explain the law in simple English. We were very fortunate to commission Melanie Bridgen, Partner at Nelson's Solicitors who ticked all our 'boxes', was very professional, approachable and has an open communication style. Critically she was successful in achieving our desired outcome.


Shelly Scott was an amazing help. Went above and beyond for me during such a tough time of divorce. Really appreciate everything she did. Great service. Would definitely recommend.

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