Jeremy Allen


Jeremy Allen is a wills, probate and trusts specialist at Nottingham based law firm Rothera Sharp Solicitors and is based at our Lace Market offices in the heart of Nottingham City Centre.

Jeremy is a Partner in our wills, probate & trusts department – one of the largest departments across Nottinghamshire.  Jeremy can provide expert legal advice on a wide range of matters covering the creation and administration of wills and trusts, and financial and tax planning and works with clients to ensure they get the advice they need when it is required.

Clients appreciate his approachable, sympathetic and sensitive approach. Jeremy stays with clients from start to finish and is happy to answer any questions clients may have and can be contacted on 0800 088 6280.

Jeremy is also Treasurer for Nottinghamshire Law Society and is a member of STEP – Society of Trusts & Estate Practitioners.

Qualifications & Experience

Jeremy has over 30 years’ experience as a Wills and Probate solicitor and specialises in work around trusts. Jeremy studied at Cambridge University, completing his degree in 1983 and obtaining his masters in 1988. After qualifying in 1986 he remained at Allison and Humphreys solicitors for one year working in the Private Client department, specialising in trust work. Jeremy moved to Rotheras in 1987 to lead the Private client department, becoming a partner in 1988. Jeremy has also been a member of STEP since 1993.


Office Base

The Lace Market


Karen McGarvey


Wills, Probate and Trusts

Positions Held

Director of JD Allen Ltd
Partner at Rothera Sharp

Areas of Specialism

Wills, Probate and Trusts
Tax Planning
Financial Planning




Hon Treasurer Nottinghamshire Law Society
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
Law Society Probate Section
Court of Protection Panel Deputy

Jeremy Allen - Rothera Sharp Solicitors, Nottingham

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  • "We have been clients of the firm for many years and have always been impressed by the professionalism and courtesy of all the staff we have met. Mr Allen is very knowledgeable and an extremely pleasant person with whom to deal."

    John Middleton

  • "We had been meaning to do a Will for ages and Jeremy explained the finer details and ironed out our problems. It made the whole process very straightforward and put our minds at rest."

    J. Cunningham

  • "We found Mr Allen easy to talk to, he understood our will wishes and was very helpful."

    Ralph Pearce

  • "Jeremy Allen is known for trusts advice."

    Legal 500, 2014

  • "Rothera Dowson advises the Southwell Diocesan Board of Finance, as well as local charities and charitable trusts. Jeremy Allen is the key contact."

    Legal 500, 2012

  • "Jeremy Allen at Rothera Dowson assists a long-standing client base on constitutional and commercial matters."

    Legal 500, 2011