Ann Owens

Consultant Solicitor


Ann Owens qualified as a solicitor in 1994. Ann has practiced throughout the North East of England & Northumberland and specialises in the following areas:

Pre & Post Nuptial Agreements
Matrimonial Finances
Consent Orders
Civil Partnership Disputes
Unmarried Couples Legal Services
Child Arrangement Applications
Non-Molestation Injunction/ Occupation Orders
Representation at Court

In her 28 year career, Ann has advised and represented clients on a broad range of family matters. Ann is passionate about client care and will offer no nonsense advice in a calm manner.

Ann is client focused whether dealing with sensitive children cases or highly complex divorce & financial issues.

Working for Richard Nelson LLP Solicitors as a Consultant Family Solicitor, Ann is based on Tyneside with easy access to Wearside, Durham, Cleveland & Northumberland.

Ann has been involved with charitable organizations throughout her long career and has set up a number of Family Advice Clinics with Citizen’s Advice. Ann has been a Board Member with Gateshead Carer’s Association for several years who provide an excellent service and unparalleled support to unpaid carers in the borough.

For the past few years Ann has been fundraising through sponsored walks, for Alzheimer’s Society in memory of her beloved mother.

Services & Specialisms

Expert advice & representation in these areas

  • Family

    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.

  • Divorce Solicitors

    When going through a divorce, you need your solicitor to be compassionate, knowledgeable, and ready to fight your corner at all times. Find all that and more with Richard Nelson LLP.

  • Child Arrangements Orders

    Richard Nelson LLP’s family team can provide legal advice on Child Arrangements orders. When a relationship breaks down between two parents it is hoped that arrangements for the child to see both parents can be finalised amicably. However, in some circumstances, this does not happen. Our Solicitors will help you to reach the best solution for your child.

  • Financial Settlements

    Richard Nelson LLP’s divorce lawyers are experienced in helping clients to reach the right financial settlement for their divorce. There are many different routes to a financial order, many of which will allow you to avoid taking the matter to court. Our family solicitors will advise you on the options that are best suited to your situation and can provide any of the legal services that are required by different routes to a financial settlement.

  • Prenuptial Agreement Solicitors

    Speak to our family solicitors if you are considering a prenuptial agreement or have been asked to enter one, we can help you understand and complete the process.

  • Unmarried Couples Legal Services

    Richard Nelson LLP's family lawyers are able to assist unmarried couples with a range of services, including child arrangements, finances and property law.

  • Dog Custody

    If you’re concerned about the ownership of your pet as a result of your divorce, our family solicitors can provide a specialist service to help you arrive at the right outcome.

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