Newcastle Solicitors


Spanning many different private and commercial areas of law, our team of Newcastle lawyers is consistent in the delivery of desirable outcomes for clients.

Marie Dancer Managing Partner

Located at Clavering House just a short walk from the train station, our Newcastle law firm branch has earned a reputation for providing excellent legal advice and representations to clients in the city and surrounding areas. Friendly, professional and focused on results, the team offers great depth and breadth of legal expertise: our specialisms cover family and corporate law, alongside many other key legal areas.

As an award-winning nationwide firm with solicitors based in Newcastle and many other parts of the UK, we are in a strong position to assemble a bespoke team that meets the requirements of your situation. Our network includes some of the top legal consultants from up and down the country, offering you the best legal minds available.

Our track record is second to none. Interested in learning more about the work we do – and the results we achieve on behalf of our clients? See our case studies and testimonials to get a sense of how highly we are rated. If you’d like to proceed with a free consultation, you can reach our friendly team online or via the Newcastle contact details listed below.

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Richard Nelson LLP - Newcastle
Clavering House
Business Centre
Clavering Place
Newcastle upon Tyne

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0191 917 6590


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Opening hours

Monday-Friday 9:00-17:00

Saturday-Sunday Closed


How to get to us

Richard Nelson LLP’s Newcastle solicitors are based in the heart of the city, just a five-minute walk from the station. Clavering Place is close by the north bank of the River Tyne and minutes from the A167. A number of car parks and public transport stops are within comfortable walking distance, making it easy to access whatever your preferred mode of transport.

It’s important to us that we give our clients a convenient, private space in which to meet our solicitors so that they can discuss any issue freely. Get in touch to discuss the details of your situation; from there, we can establish whether your case would benefit from us meeting in person at our offices or a location that suits you.

Our Newcastle law firm services

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Care Funding Advice

Speak to Richard Nelson LLP's specialist care funding advice solicitors for support with making persuasive applications and appealing ineligibility decisions.

Civil Litigation

If you wish to start a civil litigation process or have become notified of litigation against you, our solicitors can make the process as simple and stress-free as possible. Contact us to discuss our bespoke service.

Commercial & Corporate

Richard Nelson LLP has a team of highly experienced commercial solicitors on hand to help clients with commercial law cases and situations where businesses are considering or involved in litigation.

Commercial Litigation

Our litigation and dispute resolution specialists can help you find cost-effective solutions to commercial issues without having to resort to court proceedings.

Commercial Property Solicitors

Receive assistance in a range of commercial property matters, including sales, purchases, negotiating new leases, acquiring development properties, and more.

Contentious Probate

Contentious probate solicitors help families and individuals with challenges to Wills. Our team of lawyers are specialists in this area, with a proven track record of effectively resolving these disputes.

Criminal Defence

Our expert criminal defence services include nationwide representation during police interviews and court hearings. Contact us today to discuss how we can help you.

DBS Solicitors

Richard Nelson LLP’s DBS solicitors help individuals challenge DBS decisions, appeal or review prior decisions, or who are being considered for the Barred List.

Education Solicitors

Our multidisciplinary team supports teachers, students and parents in all areas of education. Our services include TRA representation for teachers, admissions and EHCP support, student misconduct representation and more.

Employment Law

We advise and represent both employers and employees on a range of cases, including tribunals, workplace grievances and Settlement Agreements.


Issues of family law often come with personal challenges as well as legal. Our solicitors are known for their compassionate approach and commitment to securing the best possible outcome for you and your family.

Family Law Newcastle

Family law solicitors at Richard Nelson LLP’s Newcastle firm offer a flexible and quality service to suit our client’s needs.

Immigration Solicitors

Work with our immigration lawyers to receive advice and assistance regarding UK visas, residence applications, citizenship and related matters.

Military Solicitors

Our criminal defence solicitors can represent members of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces at all stages of the Service Justice System, with specialist knowledge of military investigations.

Professional Disciplinary

We work with medical professionals, teachers, lawyers, accountants and sportspeople who are undergoing professional disciplinary investigations. We also support with a range of other matters, such as applications for registration and restoration.

Regulatory Investigations

Businesses regularly come under scrutiny from regulators and government departments, such as the Health and Safety Executive and Environment Agency. When that happens, reach out to our regulatory solicitors to discuss all areas of business defence.

Tax Investigations

From HMRC investigations to allegations of serious tax fraud, our experienced tax solicitors have a long track record of supporting businesses in the most challenging and complex of tax cases. Confidentially discuss your situation with us today.

Contractor Lawyers

We support contractors in areas including tax law, regulatory investigations and criminal law. Our multidisciplinary team can provide expert advice in a wide range of cases, so get in touch to discuss how we can help.

Education Solicitors

Our multidisciplinary team supports teachers, students and parents in all areas of education. Our services include TRA representation for teachers, admissions and EHCP support, student misconduct representation and more.

Financial Services

We can work with financial services professionals and businesses in a range of areas. Speak to us to arrange representation for cases like accountancy disciplinary, FCA investigations and commercial property law.


Our healthcare solicitors specialise in professional disciplinary representation for healthcare professionals working in all major areas. We can support with fitness to practise investigations, registration issues, restoration and more.

Small Businesses

Our team includes commercial, employment and tax specialists who can work with small businesses on a one-off or long-term basis to provide expert support in different areas. Get in touch to discuss how we can work together.


Richard Nelson LLP has a specialist transport team with experience advising operators in both the passenger and goods sectors. We support with public inquiries, appearances before the Traffic Commissioner, and more general transport law.


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