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Diana Copestake

Consultant | Derby | Nottingham

"Thank you Diana, and thanks you very much for all you have achieved for me, I am extremely grateful."
Ms N, Derby

Call: 0345 272 5674 Mobile: 0776 651 2704

About Diana

Diana has advised people for over 35 years on all aspects of family law. She has developed particular expertise in advising on the financial consequences of marriage and relationship breakdown, taking into account family businesses, companies and pension provisions.

Diana has a wealth of experience of dealing with issues relating to arrangements for children and tends to deal with these in a practical manner. She advises clients of the realistic prospects of any application, taking into account the welfare of the child or children. She also advises on pre and post nuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements, divorce and applications under the Children Act.

Diana joined the firm’s family team in 2009 having worked for Gadsby Coxon & Copestake, which merged with Nelsons in 1999, since 1982 i.e. a total of 26 years. She is a member of Resolution and is a trained collaborative lawyer; offering you choice of trying to resolve the matter without court involvement.

Diana is listed as a Recommended lawyer in the Legal 500 (2020 edition).

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  • "I really do appreciate your guidance and help throughout what has been a difficult time. You were always calm, assured and steady which left me pl...

    Client testimonial

  • "Thank you Diana, and thanks you very much for all you have achieved for me, I am extremely grateful."

    Client testimonial

  • "I wanted, now back in the office and with access to my PC to thank you properly for conducting this tortuous financial settlement for me. You have...

    Client testimonial

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