Adam Cotterill


Adam Cotterill qualified as a solicitor in May 2016 after successfully completing his training at a local independent law firm. He joined Rothera Sharp in April 2017 as a solicitor in the Wills, Trusts and Probate team and is based primarily at our Beeston office. The department is now recognised as the largest Wills, Trusts and Probate team in Nottinghamshire operating across seven offices and covering all aspects of Private Client work.

Adam’s expertise covers a wide range of services including drafting Wills, preparing Power of Attorney documents, Probate and Court of Protections applications. He is also fluent in Spanish and regularly assists clients who have assets in Spain or clients who need assistance with administering an Estate where there are foreign assets involved. He offers advice that is tailored to each individual client in a friendly manner that is easy to understand.

In addition to his usual work, Adam enjoys delivering presentations about private client issues to local groups and charities.

Adam is actively involved with the professional community in Nottinghamshire and works closely with financial advisors, accountants and other professionals to ensure that he gets the best results for his clients.

  • Winner of Nottinghamshire Law Society Junior Lawyer of the Year 2018
Office Base


The Lace Market


Wills, Probate and Trusts



Languages Spoken


Adam Cotterill - Wills & Probate, Rothera Sharp Solicitors

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  • "Treated with care and understanding. Always comfortable with your staff."

    Alan Smith

  • "Mr Cotterill completely understood our requirement and guided my family through the process, in a language which was easy to understand. All our meetings were conducted in an efficient and courteous manner."

    Mr A.J. Smith

  • "Adam and his secretary Ann both offered a friendly and professional service."

    Liezel Magill

  • "Adam was professional and personable and it was a pleasure dealing with him. He provided good advice and listened well to our needs. Would recommend."

    Helen Linnington

  • "Very professional service. Informative, very approachable and friendly atmosphere."

    Mr and Mrs Brewster

  • "Adam explained everything in a language we could understand. He answered all our questions quickly and easily. He made the whole experience go smoothly and in a timely manner."

    Craig Brown

  • "I was recommended to you by Derbyshire Carers and also my daughter who works in the same area as Mr Cotterill. I then only dealt with him and he gave me all the help I needed and was excellent in all he did for me."

    David Consterdine