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Nelsons Solicitors Limited

Work 0116 222 6666
Fax 0116 222 6650
141220 LEICESTER 19
Derby, Leicester, Nottingham

Lewis Addison

Work 0115 214 3802
Nelsons Solicitors Limited

Work Department

Dispute resolution.


Partner. A member of Nelsons’ Dispute Resolution team and based in our Leicester office, Lewis specialises predominately in property, trusts and probate litigation but also associated insolvency and professional negligence matters. Lewis is also experienced in commercial litigation, and in particular shareholder and company disputes.

Current or recent work includes:-

  • Several disputes in high value estates; including a challenge to a will based on undue influence and lack of capacity, and an Inheritance Act claim by young adult children still in higher education;
  • Overturning the transfer of property from a deceased client to her lawyer's family in suspicious circumstances without full consideration being paid; and
  • A dispute about the ownership of a high value farm including issues of proprietary estoppel, undue influence, and the revocation of a will.


Trained at Josiah Hincks Son & Bullough in Leicester, before moving to Nelsons in 2008. Made partner at Nelsons in 2018.


ACTAPS; Leicestershire Cares Champion and Co-ordinator.


Beauchamp College, Oadby, Leicestershire; LLB(Hons), University of Leicester (2003); LPC, College of Law, Chester (2004).

East Midlands: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: elsewhere in the East Midlands

Within: Commercial litigation: elsewhere in the East Midlands

Nelsons Solicitors Limited fields a wide-ranging practice and has a strong track record in assisting with complex high-value High Court litigation. The Derby-based Cathryn Selby heads the team whose main practitioner in Leicester is Jon Roberts who distinguishes himself from his competitors through his extensive advocacy experience. Roberts’ specialisms include commercial contract litigation, professional negligence claims, partnership disputes and civil fraud. Expertise in trusts, probate and property litigation comes from associate Lewis Addison.

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East Midlands: Private client

Contentious trusts and probate

Within: Contentious trusts and probate

strong regional practice’, Nelsons Solicitors Limited handles a broad range of trusts and probate litigation, including claims under the Inheritance Act, will disputes and capacity issues. Key figures include practice head and ‘very able lawyerKevin Modiri and ‘considered and calm’ associate Lewis Addison, a member of the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists. Recent work includes representing a client in a claim under the Inheritance Act, assisting another client with a will challenge and defending a client against claims in relation to property ownership.

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