On 1st December 2020, leading East Midlands law firm Nelsons acquired award-winning Leicester family law solicitors and mediators, Glynis Wright & Co, with the business fully transferring to Nelsons on 21st December 2020.
The acquisition of Glynis Wright & Co forms part of Nelsons’ ambitious strategy for growth in Leicester and the wider East Midlands region. The transaction supports Nelsons’ vision to become the strongest and biggest department of family law solicitors in the East Midlands.
Glynis Wright & Co join Nelsons
Glynis Wright & Co, in Regent Road, Leicester, was founded in April 2011 by Glynis Wright MBE, who has grown it into a £1.2 million turnover firm. Glynis will join Nelsons’ Leicester office as a Partner and head up the family law team on New Walk in Leicester city centre.
Glynis qualified as a solicitor in 2003 and provides expert legal advice in relation to divorce and financial settlements, contested contact and residence cases involving children, pre and post nuptial agreements and cohabitation breakups.
She has built her highly regarded reputation on a total commitment to her clients and a high standard of service delivery. Her philosophy is to ease the anxiety and turmoil of divorce and relationship break-ups by being approachable and friendly whilst offering the best legal advice to her clients.
Also joining Nelsons’ team of family law solicitors with Glynis are:
- Gayle Rowley – Legal Director and Mediator;
- Lisa-Marie Leanders – Legal Director;
- Angela Maxfield – Associate;
- Louise Scott – Associate;
- Rina Mistry – Associate;
- Paul Richardson – Associate;
- Zara Gasztowicz – Trainee Solicitor;
- Gurvir Kaur – Paralegal; and
- Claire Farmer – Paralegal.
Clients with existing matters have already been notified about the acquisition of Glynis Wright & Co and any archived files have been transferred to Nelsons for safe keeping.
Nelsons’ expert team of family law solicitors in Leicester
The acquisition of Glynis Wright & Co strengthens our expert team of family law solicitors in Leicester, which is ranked in tier one by the independently researched publication, The Legal 500.
The team have many years’ experience in advising clients across Leicester and the wider East Midlands on a full range of family law matters, which includes:
- Divorce and separation
- Financial settlements
- Collaborative law
- Consent orders
- Civil partnership dissolution
- Domestic violence
- Living together issues
- Pre and post-nuptial agreements
- Separation agreements
- International and expat divorces
- Children law
- Care proceedings
- Child abduction
- Child arrangements
- Parental responsibility
- Child relocation and holidays
- Advice in relation to same sex parenting
Our team understands the importance of establishing a relationship of trust and partnership with our clients and strive to provide advice in a straightforward way, steering them through the complex legal issues they are facing.
As emotions can often run high in family law proceedings, the team will always recommend using Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) methods, such as collaborative law or mediation, to reach an amicable solution to the legal disputes that are relevant to their client. ADR enables the key aspects of family law proceedings to be discussed at face to face meetings in a calm and constructive way. However, should Court action be required, our specialist and experienced team are able to support our clients throughout the proceedings.
In addition to being ranked in tier one by The Legal 500, the team is also recognised by Chambers and Partners and includes:
- Resolution Accredited Specialists
- Law Society Family Panel & Advanced Family Panel members
- Law Society Children Panel Members