Our Story

We are an award-winning legal services and independent financial advice firm with offices in Bishop’s Stortford, London and Estepona Spain. For almost 200 years, we’ve been supporting our clients by providing quality advice throughout their life and business stages. Our teams are consistently recognised in the prestigious Legal 500 and Chambers UK directories, placing us in the elite of firms in the UK.

Our culture is important to us and it has enabled us to expand whilst remaining a friendly and supportive workplace. We have a strong connection to the community and our clients are central to everything we do.

Our success is down to the expertise, innovation and ambition of every member of staff. If you want to become part of this exciting team and work together to provide an excellent service to clients, support your colleagues and grow your career then join us now.

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Take a look at our awards and accreditations

*Nockolds Lawyers Spain S.L. is a Spanish incorporated entity with Spanish Identification Number (NIF) B88495577; with place of business at C/ Goya 11 – 29680 Estepona (Málaga). Nockolds Lawyers Spain S.L. is an affiliated business of Nockolds Solicitors Limited. As a Spanish entity it is not authorised or regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

Our Leadership

Darren joined Nockolds in 2003 and is the Firm’s Managing Partner and Partner in charge of our Employment Law Team.

He is considered to be one of the leading
employment lawyers in the UK and acts for
a wide range of commercial clients ranging
from small start-up businesses to major
PLCs as well as employees.

Darren has developed a particular niche
acting for high-net-worth clients in the
City and has been consulted by the
Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal
and FX Times, as well as appearing on
CNBC commenting on the impact of
employment law developments
in the City.

Our Values


We are excellent at what we do and committed to providing the highest standard of service. Our focus is on you, your business and meeting your expectations – this is what our clients expect from us, and this is what we deliver..


We’re proud of our history, but we’re not stuck in the past. We make sure that we’re up to date on the latest updates, cases and legislations to ensure that you get an effective and modern service..


We’re here for you through every step of your journey with us. We pride ourselves on the strong relationships we build with our clients, helping you to feel confident instructing us, and comfortable contacting us whenever you need to..


Quite simply, we believe in doing the right thing. We strive to be open, honest and transparent with each other, our clients and anyone who has contact with the firm; working towards the highest standards of professional behaviour and ethics..