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Nelsons Solicitors Limited

STERNE HOUSE, LODGE LANE, DERBY, DE1 3WD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01332 372372
Fax:
Fax 01332 365715
DX:
700889 DERBY 4
Email:
Web:
www.nelsonslaw.co.uk

Melanie Bridgen

Tel:
Work 01332 378667
Email:
Web:
www.nelsonslaw.co.uk/people/melanie-bridgen/
Nelsons Solicitors Limited

Work Department

Family.

Position

Partner. Areas of practice include divorce; private law; children applications for residence/shared residence and contact; advocacy; care proceedings; financial settlements; domestic violence; co-habitation disputes; children and international children issues.

Career

Previously partner at Smith Partnership; partner Nelsons 2013.

Member

- Member of The Children Panel;
- Member of Derby & District Law Society Family Committee;
- Member of Law Society Family Law Panel (Advanced) – Accredited specialist in both Children Law Private and Advice in and Conduct of Ancillary Relief Proceedings;
- Resolution Accredited Specialist (Domestic Violence);
- Resolution (formerly Solicitors Family Law Association)


East Midlands: Private client

Family

Within: Family

Nelsons Solicitors Limited¬†has an excellent reputation in¬†financial relief cases involving high-net-worth individuals and complicated child-related proceedings. The ‚Äėfocused, pragmatic and well liked‚Äô Kelvin Henderson, who¬†leads the family department, specialises in divorces, financial disputes between cohabitees and pension matters. His team also has specialist expertise in marriage annulments and pre- and post-nuptial agreements. The children law practice is led by Melanie Bridgen, who handles stranded spouse,¬†wardship, surrogacy and step-parent adoption cases, among others. Clients include entrepreneurs, business owners, company directors and private individuals from the farming sector. Gareth Protheroe, a specialist in Children Act proceedings, recently made associate.

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