Your legal team

All of our lawyers are experts in their chosen fields, ready to provide the best care and attention for every enquiry. Use their profiles to learn more about individual team members, or get in touch with us directly so that we can assign to you the lawyer most suited to your case.


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.


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.


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.


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”.


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.


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.


Lucie Malins

ß Partner

Lucie qualified as a solicitor in 2006 and worked for several years defending large and complex fraud cases. Lucie joined Richard Nelson LLP in 2019 and became a Partner in 2021.


Sameena Alladin

Consultant Solicitor

Sameena Alladin is a consultant solicitor who specialises in Family Law. She is also an Accredited Family Mediator.


Maria Anthony

Trainee Solicitor

Maria joined Richard Nelson LLP in 2022, having previously worked at a Nottingham law firm as a commercial property paralegal, where she developed experience of managing a high volume of time-pressured matters.

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