Resolving private conflicts
Civil disputes are disputes between individuals or between a private individual and an organisation. Whether it is a disagreement between individuals over a Will, issues surrounding an elderly or incapacitated relative, a dispute between co-owners of property or a contractual dispute with a business, our team of expert civil litigation solicitors can provide legal advice and can help resolve the conflict.
How our civil litigation solicitors can assist
At Nelsons, our expert team of civil litigation solicitors in Derby, Leicester and Nottingham has many years of experience resolving disputes for members of the public, consumers, property owners and service providers.
We can provide advice and assistance on a wide range of civil litigation matters, including disputes involving:
- Wills, Trusts, or Probate
- Data breaches
- Libel and slander
- Court of Protection proceedings
- Land, boundary, or property
- Landlord, tenant, or housing
- Personal injury
- Medical negligence
- Employment law
- Breach of contract or contractual disputes
- Professional negligence – e.g., involving accountants, surveyors, solicitors, financial advisers
- Public law and judicial reviews
Our highly regarded team of civil litigation lawyers
Our team, which is recommended by the independently-researched publication, The Legal 500, always aims to provide a bespoke, efficient and personal service, which empowers our clients. During initial discussions, we establish what our clients wish to achieve and then put in place a strategy to fulfil that aim.
We work with our clients to resolve the problem at the earliest possible stage through negotiation or other forms of alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation. Court action is a last resort but, if a case gets there, our team puts forward the best possible case, never losing sight of our client’s objectives.
"Nelsons Solicitors Limited has a sizeable contentious trusts and probate team that frequently handles disputes concerning high value estates. The team displays strong expertise in Inheritance Act claims, complex challenges to wills, court of protection and defamation matters. Practice head Kevin Modiri and his team are 'sensible and pragmatic' and frequently deliver client training and CPD seminars.”The Legal 500
"Keeping myself informed and explaining things in black and white frequently. Making me feel that someone actually wanted to help and in the soonest time possible. Your team are very polite and professional, nothing is too much trouble. I can't thank you enough."Client Feedback
"A reliable, robust, firm which fights its client's corner effectively."Client Feedback
"There is seamless coordination between fee earners when necessary."Client Feedback
"The solicitors that work for Nelsons are all perfectionists who work hard to sort out your cases and are also caring people taking you through what is happening with everything."The Legal 500 2023