Latoya Atkinson

Trainee Solicitor


Latoya is a Trainee Solicitor at Richard Nelson LLP. She began her legal career in 2013 when she joined Cartwright King as a criminal defence paralegal. She spent the following years advising clients from their attendance at police station to assisting the solicitors and barristers with any subsequent Magistrates and Crown Court hearings.

Latoya joined Richard Nelson in 2021 to focus on the removal of police cautions and DBS appeals and referrals, supporting Mark Hopwell, one of the few solicitors in the country who specialises in helping those with professional, career and travel difficulties to return to a clean record.

Her experience has allowed her to apply her extensive knowledge to provide comprehensive advice and assistance to clients faced with old and minor brushes with the law hindering their ability to move forward.

Services & Specialisms

Expert advice & representation in these areas

  • 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.

  • Removal of Police Cautions

    Our team includes one of the few police caution removal specialists in the country, which allows us to provide an effective, high quality service and expert advice.

"I have nothing but positives to say about Richard Nelson LLP Solicitors. From the beginning of the process to the end Latoya made me feel at ease with the process. Everything was explained to me and no question was left unanswered or explained. Latoya handled my case and having had... my result saved my career. She made me feel understood and comfortable about my entire appeal and supported me with everything. Thank you again Latoya. I would recommend Richard Nelson LLP to anyone who needs help with any matter."

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