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Richard Nelson LLP is a national firm of solicitors providing a range of specialist legal services to professionals, businesses and individuals throughout England and Wales.


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Richard Nelson LLP is a national firm of solicitors providing a range of specialist legal services to professionals, businesses and individuals throughout England and Wales. We were established by our senior partner Richard Nelson in 2003, himself a leading professional disciplinary lawyer. We have grown to count a number of the country’s leading lawyers, solicitors and consultants among our team of specialists.

We enjoy and take pride in achieving the best possible outcome for each individual client. We passionately utilise our expertise and are tenacious about results. We always act with integrity, combining robust legal representation, with approachability, providing straightforward honest advice for our nationwide clients.

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We work hard to ensure that you always get the right legal advice.

We provide coverage across England and Wales through our 16 regional offices and via the latest communication technology, so that you always get a personalised service that is second to none, no matter where you live. Our highly skilled legal team is dedicated to providing you with first-class service and advice. Ensuring that not only do you get the best legal representation but that it’s also the most cost effective for you and your business.

16 regional offices

around the UK

20 years

of advice and representation

55+ lawyers

ready to help

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    Richard Nelson

    ß Senior Partner

    Richard qualified as a solicitor in 1975, before joining Freeth Cartwright & Sketchley where he became a Partner in 1980. He went on to form Nelsons in 1983, which, as Senior Partner, he helped build up to become one of the largest 50 firms in the country.

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    Marie Dancer

    ß Managing Partner

    Marie trained as a barrister and was called to the Bar in 1999. She then trained at Nelsons Solicitors where she obtained dual qualification as a solicitor in 2002. Marie then joined Richard Nelson LLP in 2003 where she has been a Partner since 2009 and the Managing Partner since 2015.

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    Steve Roberts

    ß Partner

    Steve specialises in representing legal practitioners and accountants in dealings with their various regulatory bodies. He is recognised for this work by both the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.

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    Jayne Harrison

    ß Partner

    Jayne joined Richard Nelson LLP in 2018 as a Partner and Head of the Employment team.  She trained at a top 100 law firm. Prior to joining us, Jayne was a partner and head of the employment department at Chattertons then at Cleggs Solicitors.

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    Jacqui Callan

    ß Partner

    Jacqui is a Partner and heads up our criminal defence team. She has worked in the Criminal Justice System for over 25 years. Her experience includes being the Director for Crime at one of the biggest criminal defence firms in the UK.

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    Mark Wilson

    ß Partner

    The two leading guides, Legal 500 and Chambers Directory, have ranked Mark top in the region for 15 years for fraud, and as a leading lawyer – “highly experienced – market leader in the Midlands” and “first rate and buzzing with ideas, authoritative yet approachable”.

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