The members of our Nottingham family law team have decades of experience to draw on when advising you on your legal matters. All of our Family Law team are members of the Family Law Association known as Resolution. Our Nottingham solicitors have the knowledge and compassion to bring you through the complicated times in your life and ensure you understand every step of the legal process.

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Patrick Mullins

Director

Patrick is a Director based at the West Bridgford office. He is a practising solicitor with wide experience of all aspects of family law, a Family Mediation Council accredited family mediator and a trained collaborative family lawyer. He is a member of the Law Society's Family Law and Family Mediation Panels and of Resolution. Outside work, Patrick enjoys walking, swimming, cycling and is a competitive rower.
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Helen Prins

Director

Helen has over 30 years experience in the area of family law. She joined the firm in 2014 having worked at Chambers and Hind in Stapleford for 25 years, latterly as a senior partner. Helen is based at the firm's Eastwood office. She is a long-standing member of the family law solicitors’ organization "Resolution - first for family law". Outside work, Helen's interests include music and she has sung with Nottingham Harmonic Choir for 30 years. In the past, she has much enjoyed travelling abroad, especially in India but also enjoys fell walking in this country, particularly in the Lake District.
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Sharon Cobham

Solicitor

Sharon is a family solicitor working at the firm's Hucknall office. She has more than 20 years of legal experience primarily working as a family practitioner and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in law and is an accredited Resolution specialist in both domestic violence and children proceedings. She is a trained counsellor and has worked closely with both Women's Aid and Childline. She has also completed a sponsored trek of the Great Wall of China and has plans to be involved in similar events in the future.
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Paul Richardson

Solicitor

Paul Qualified as a Solicitor in 2010. Paul is based at our West Bridgford Office and specialises in all aspects of Family Law ranging from Divorce, Financial Settlements and Children matters. As well also dealing with property disputes arising from unmarried cohabitating couples, Paul is also experienced in dealing with middle income and high net worth clients and has settled cases where assets have totalled in excess of £5m. A trained Family Mediator, Paul is also working towards Accreditation status as a Mediator and offers privately funded Family Mediation Services and is a member of the Law Society Family Law Panel, as well as Law Society Accredited as an expert in Family Law. Paul is also a member of Resolution, an organisation of family lawyers who subscribe to a Code of Conduct to ensure that all family cases are dealt with in a resolution focused, rather than a litigious manner. Paul believes firmly in a high standard of client care and strives to provide the best possible service to all clients, always putting the needs of his clients first. He adopts a conciliatory approach to try and settle matters in the most expeditious yet cost effective way.
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Bridgette Clelland

Secretary

Bridgette works as a secretary at the Eastwood Office supporting the Family Department. Bridgette has worked for the firm for over 30 years.
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Lisa Hopkinson

Secretary

Lisa has worked in the matrimonial department for 13 years at the Hucknall office. Lisa is also part of the firm’s Marketing team and has the CIM Diploma in Marketing as well as Digital & Social Media Marketing qualifications. Lisa is interested in Theatre and works for Mansfield Palace Youth Theatre part-time.