Colin Freeman LLB (Hons) MInstLM
Colin Freeman LLB (Hons) MInstLMManaging Director | Solicitor
Colin qualified as a solicitor in 1998. He specialises predominantly in civil, commercial and family law and has notable cases reported from the Court of Appeal and High Court.

His civil work also includes contentious probate claims with one of his cases having been reported in the Wills & Trusts Law Reports (WTLR) and being referenced in two The Law Society Legal Handbooks for Inheritance Act Claims and Contentious Probate.

Colin’s client base includes celebrities, other lawyers (including barristers) and a client who appeared in The Times Richest 100 list.

Paula Freeman LLB (Hons)
Paula Freeman LLB (Hons)Director | Solicitor
Paula qualified as a solicitor in 1998.

She specialises in wills, probate and family law.

Paula’s varied probate caseload has included complicated high value Estates and complex intestate Estates whereby she traced unaware beneficiaries including those living overseas.

Every Estate however large or small is given the same meticulous attention to detail, and the emphasis is always on solid professional service and excellent client care.


Our Valuable Team Members

Julian Palmer
Julian PalmerConsultant Solicitor
Julian has worked closely with Colin over the years both at Freeman Jones Solicitor and at Colin’s former practice.

Julian provides advice in our commercial/non-contentious department.

Julian has been a solicitor for over 22 years and his areas of interest and expertise lie in:

Keira Hand
Keira HandSolicitor
Keira is a family law solicitor in Chester.  She advises and represents clients getting divorced or separating and also provides comprehensive straightforward advice in relation to financial settlements, co-habitation disputes, injunction proceedings, domestic abuse and all arrangements for children.
Her divorce caseload comprises both straightforward financial cases as well as those
Jamie-Lee Quinn
Jamie-Lee QuinnTrainee Solicitor
Jamie-Lee commenced her career at Freeman Jones Solicitors in 2018 having previously worked for and gained invaluable experience at another firm of solicitors in the North West. Jamie-Lee’s focus is to qualify as a solicitor as soon as possible.

Jamie-Lee works alongside the directors/solicitors in our dispute resolution, private client and family departments.

Natalie Laird
Natalie LairdGraduate Paralegal
Natalie joined Freeman Jones Solicitors as a graduate paralegal working in our Family and Litigation Departments. Natalie assists the directors and solicitors with all aspects of litigation, family and child law cases.

Natalie works closely with and is supervised by Colin Freeman – Managing Director.

Lianne Kearney
Lianne Kearney Graduate Paralegal
Lianne joined Freeman Jones Solicitors as a law graduate from the University of Liverpool.

She works predominantly in our Family Department and has particular interest in helping clients resolve disputes over children and cases involving domestic violence.

Neil Sheppard
Neil SheppardGraduate Paralegal
Neil graduated in law following 35 years in business, 15 of them at board level in large corporate organisations including Unilever.

His first degree in 1976 was in engineering and before law, his business career included management time in engineering / production, international sales, marketing and IT. Neil offers corporate law advice and guidance.