John Nilsen



John graduated from Bournemouth University in 2000 with an LLB Business Law Degree and went on to undertake the LPC at Bournemouth University in 2001. He has previously worked part-time as a paralegal at several large south coast law firms dealing with family cases, land purchase and sale transactions.

John joined Dowse & Co in 2004 having previously trained in a firm specialising in Family and Property Law in Marylebone, London. John continues to specialise working in the field of Family and Child Law concentrating primarily on public and private law children act matters, divorce and financial relief.


Family Law specialising in Public and Private Law Children matters. John also specialises in family disputes between married and unmarried couples to include couples in civil partnerships.


John is a member of Resolution and is a SRA Family Law Accredited Solicitor also a SRA Child Law Accredited Solicitor.