“our best advertisements are our very many existing satisfied clients”

Nicholson Martin Legge & Miller have been serving the local community, in and around Houghton le Spring and Stanley, for over 100 years and throughout that time we have striven to provide our clients with the best help and advice possible.

We continue that tradition today and aim to carry on serving County Durham for the foreseeable future. The firm specialises in many aspects of law such as; Family, Conveyancing, Child Protection and Private Client Care which includes Will writing and Probate handling services.

Totally Independent and Unbiased Advice

Our advice is totally independent and unbiased. We always put your interests first and aim to provide you with a prompt, efficient and courteous service of the highest possible standard.

We want to be of service to you. Regardless of the type or nature of your problem, we want to help.

That’s why we will …

  • See you if possible without an appointment
  • Come to you if you are aged or infirm
  • Never say “We can’t help you”
  • After all, our best advertisements are our very many existing satisfied clients.

What We Are Good At


Navigating the world of property? Let our conveyancing experts streamline your buying or selling journey, ensuring clarity every step of the way.
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Family Law

Navigating family issues? Our trained solicitors offer tailored solutions, preferring collaborative methods but ready for court actions when necessary.
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Matrimonial Law

From pre-nuptial agreements through to separation from your spouse or partner and potential divorce, we can help.
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Ensure your legacy and wishes are honoured; let our experts craft a will that stands the test of time.
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Power of Attorney

You may need a Power of Attorney whereby we would be able to handle your affairs for you efficiently.
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We are on hand to help with Probate and Letters of Administrations when loved ones pass away.
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Kind Words from our Clients

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01207 232277
0191 584 2841