Working together, helping you to succeed
At Actons, we are proud to be one of Nottingham’s leading independent law firms. We’re well-known for our open and friendly culture, underpinned by top-quality legal advice. Whilst our origins date back some 200 years, we’re a modern, progressive, ambitious law firm on a journey. Whether you are looking for a fresh approach to your legal issues or a new career opportunity, come and talk to us!More
What we do
We try not to sit on the fence. We've built a team of down-to-earth lawyers, who know that at the heart of providing you with exceptional service is listening and understanding what you want to achieve. We will work in partnership with you to achieve your goals and resolve your legal issues.More
Welcome to Actons Solicitors. I’d like you to know:
- We strive to provide our clients with exceptional legal advice.
- Our business is based on values that allow our clients to flourish.
- We are friendly, and occasionally fun!
- Our team are talented and hardworking, and we are proud of them.
- We have great clients who we enjoy working with.
Let’s leave it there for now, as I’m confident our actions will say it better than I can.
We look forward to working with you.
Latest news and case studies
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What do you want to achieve? That’s where we start.
Our teams of specialist solicitors will then be able to advise you with the sole intention of delivering positive results - every time.
"Thank you for handling our case, we were very satisfied with the outcome."CFM
"Nicola Calthrop-Owen is a licensed insolvency practitioner and heads the firm's insolvency team. She advises clients on both contentious and non-contentious matters and is praised for being "extremely knowledgeable and commercially astute."Chambers & Partners 2017
The Legal 500 2021: EmploymentActons advise on a wide range of employment and HR issues for owner-managed businesses and SMEs, as well as household name clients such as Iceland Foods and Bistrot Pierre. The team's key strengths include advising on Employment Tribunals, absence management and providing training. James Symons, who was promoted to director, is 'friendly, calm and incredibly knowledgeable'. Practice head Nic Elliott is an 'engaging partner' and maintains a strong 'rapport' with his clients.
"I would highly recommend the services of Simon Dakin, he is the ideal person to have at your side when needing commercial business advice. His great attention to detail and client focus ensures that you leave with a feeling that nothing has been to much trouble. If you want a professional, personal service from someone who cares about what he is doing, look no further."Andy Hogben, Managing Director – Quadrant Events
"Actons' ‘responsive’ department provides ‘good commercial knowledge’ and handles a broad spread of commercial litigation for a clientele that includes international companies as well as SMEs and individuals."The Legal 500 2018 (Commercial Litigation (Notts & Derby))