Our Team

Christopher Bell

Chris is the Senior Partner of the firm, he specialises in Family Law. having joined the firm in February 1999 upon qualification.

Chris is a member of Resolution and a certified member of The Family Law Accreditation Scheme.

Chris’s role involves advising clients in relation to all matters that affect couples upon separation, including divorce, children, domestic violence, property and financial issues. He can also provide advice at the beginning of a relationship with regard to pre and post nuptial agreements and cohabitation agreements.

Chris has extensive experience in representing clients in complex family matters.

Chris supervises the Family and Private Client Departments.

Nelly Chipman

Nelly is a partner at Latham & Co having joined the firm in 2011. She is an experienced commercial and residential property solicitor. Her area of expertise includes retail property, secured lending, business leases and residential acquisition and disposals. She qualified as a solicitor in 2003 and has developed her residential and commercial property practice.

She also enjoys building relationships with clients, getting to know them, their business and contributing to their success.

Nelly is also a qualified Notary Public and is able to offer these services to clients.

She has a LLM and graduated from Manchester University with a Masters in International Business Law.

Nelly supervises the Commercial and Residential Property Departments.

Christine Hill

Christine qualified as a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives in 1999 and is now a Chartered Legal Executive. She specialises in residential conveyancing.

Christine handles all types of residential conveyancing work from small pieces of land to large house sales and purchases. She also deals with re-mortgages, auction sales and transfers of equity.

Christine is an experienced conveyancer and is committed to helping both buyers and sellers achieve an early and stress free completion of their transactions.

Nicholas Price

Nick qualified as a solicitor in 2008 he is the Managing Partner at Latham & Co. He is an experienced litigator and Private Client Solicitor undertaking a wide variety of work representing both businesses and private individuals.

Nick advises upon and deals with contractual and commercial disputes, construction contracts and litigation, property disputes (including possession of property), landlord & tenant disputes, debt recovery, negligence claims, and contested wills (including inheritance claims).

His area of expertise includes identifying and advising upon risk at the outset of any matter whether contentious (including disputes or litigation) or non-contentious (including drafting contracts, declarations or agreements).

Nick also undertakes all aspects of Private Client work including, preparing Wills, LPAs and undertaking probate work.

Nick understands the challenges faced by both rural and urban communities, having lived and worked in both areas.

Nick supervises the Civil Litigation and the Private Client Department.


Trevor Kirkman

Trevor is a Consultant Solicitor with the firm. He was educated at Loughborough Grammar School and Cambridge University and has over 40 years experience as a solicitor.

He has wide experience of commercial property including development and construction, options, sales and purchases. He has experience in dealing with Agricultural matters and Employment work.

Trevor can advise on wills and estate planning, including inheritance tax and capital gains tax.

Trevor advises on all aspects of ecclesiastical law, charitable trusts and property. He has served on the Committee of the Ecclesiastical Law Society. He is a past president of Leicestershire Law Society and has been a Notary Public since 1978.

Trevor is also HM Coroner for Rutland and North Leicestershire.

To find out more about Latham & Co please call our Loughborough office on 01509 238822 or our Melton Mowbray office on 01664 563012.

We look forward to hearing from you.