Welcome Nick Longford

Bendall & Sons are delighted to announce that Nick Longford has joined them as a Consultant in our Family Department.


As the former Head of the Family Department at Rustons and Lloyd, Nick has considerable experience in dealing with all aspects of divorce and family finances as well as matters of Domestic Abuse and disputes about the living arrangements of children.

Admitted as a Solicitor in 1979 he has worked in Newmarket all his career and has been at the forefront of Cambridgeshire & West Suffolk Family Law for many years, joining the local Resolution Committee when it was set up in 1989 and was the Local Chairman for many years and has been a member of a number of Resolution Committees over the years including the Law Reform, Finance and Domestic Abuse Committees. In 2005 he was elected to the National Committee of Resolution and moved through the senior posts in the organisation until becoming National Chairman from 2009 to 2010. Since then he has remained on the Domestic Abuse Committee and is currently Co-Chair. He is a trained Collaborative Lawyer, is an Arbitrator in both Children and Financial matters and has trained as a Family Mediator, though does not practice as such at the present time.

Married to Elizabeth with two grown up daughters and one grandson and is a keen supporter of the Newmarket Rugby Club and is also the Secretary to the Newmarket Trainers Federation.

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