Kelvin Henderson > Nelsons Solicitors Limited > Nottingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Nelsons Solicitors Limited

Work Department

Family Law.


Partner and head of family law. Kelvin’s area of experise is advising on cohabitation disputes from the unique perspective of his knowledge in both the family and civil procedure rules. He regularly advises on divorce cases and financial settlements where substantial assets are involved, including those involcing family businesses.

His areas of expertise include cohabitation disputes; cohabitation agreements; divorce; financial provision; pre-nuptial agreements; post-nuptial agreements; and separation agreements.

Kelvin is also able to draw on his experience as a Deputy District Judge to promote good practice within the Family Department and also within the firm generally.


Trained at Freeth Cartwright and Sketchley, Nottingham; Warren & Allen, Nottingham (Solicitor); Sheltons, Nottingham (Solicitor); Massers, Nottingham (Partner); Irwin Mitchell, Sheffield (Associate); Nelsons, Nottingham (Partner since 2015); Deputy District Judge (since 2004)


Resolution Accredited Specialist in Cohabitation and Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (TOLATA), and Complex Financial Remedies 2


Fettes College Edinburgh; Leeds University; College of Law, Chester
Degrees and qualifications with years attained:1978 LLB (2 (1)); 1979 Part 2 completed

Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Private client > Family

Nelsons Solicitors Limited has an experienced family and children law practice, and is noted for its strength in cases with an international element. The family team, which is led by practice head Kelvin Henderson, regularly advises high-net-worth individuals on financial relief cases. Melanie Bridgen, who heads up the children team, is experienced in complex children proceedings; this includes matters concerning international relocation, parental alienation and non-accidental injuries. Senior associate Gareth Protheroe is also recommended.