Paul Cobb

Partner & Head of Family

Paul Cobb is Head of the Family department and is a family and matrimonial solicitor, specialising in collaborative law, at Nottingham-based law firm Rotheras Solicitors.


Pre-nuptial and Living Together Agreements
Cohabitant Disputes
Civil Partnerships
Collaborative Law


Paul can provide expert legal advice and services on a wide range of family law issues including those involving divorce, financial matters, cohabitant disputes, civil partnerships and pre-/post-nuptial agreements. Paul has the knowledge and expertise to help clients through difficult and emotional times and will stay with them from start to finish.

Paul also specialises  in high net worth matters or complex cases that may involve foreign pensions or investment properties or businesses.

Collaborative law offers clients alternative means to settling legal issues and Paul is on hand to give you all the options you need. The Firm was recently ranked by Chambers 2015 for Collaborative law – “Growing reputation in the area of collaborative law.”

The Family Law Team is one of the largest departments in the region helping and advising clients on all aspects of family and matrimonial law.


“Impressive group with expertise in both matrimonial finance cases and children matters. A strong childcare team handles cases involving physical and emotional abuse, as well as fatalities. Well versed in matters with international aspects, Hague Convention cases, as well as adoption and guardianship issues. ”
Chambers 2018
“I am pleased to recommend you and your company. Having had dealings with your company over many years and recently with your good self, I have received quality service and guidance. You managed my recent problem with care, thoughtfulness and professional awareness overcoming many problems put in your way, bringing the matter to a satisfactory conclusion. I therefore have no hesitation in heartily recommending you and your company and giving you my sincere thanks. ”
Roy Kibble
“Paul Cobb is particularly noted, assisting clients with sizable assets in the UK and offshore, pension issues and relevant tax arrangements. ”
Legal 500, 2017
“Growing reputation in the area of collaborative law. ”
Chambers UK, 2015
“Very thorough and professional in all their dealings. ”
Chambers UK, 2014
“The team is very good on communication, and very reliable - there is always an extremely competent member of staff who will be up to speed with the case. ”
Chambers UK, 2014
“Provides a top-drawer service and is an understated, reassuring presence. ”
Legal 500, 2011
“Just a note to say a very big thank you for all the work you put in sorting out my injury claim and bring it to a successful conclusion. I would certainly recommend Rothera Sharp to others as a very professional company to deal with. My advice for anyone needing legal assistance would be forget the ambulance chasers and contact Rothera Sharp ”
Judith Ward
“I visited the Citizens Advice at Cotgrave yesterday (4/7/19) and would just like to say "A big "THANK YOU" to ALL the personnel and the visiting Solicitor for all the help and advice. I was accommodated and dealt with in a truly professional way whilst being in a totally relaxed atmosphere. I was made to feel welcome, comfortable and relaxed. I left with ALL the information that I wished to ascertain. You are completing a most wonderful and so needed facility for the local and (out-of-town) residence. May this long continue, my love, kindness, good wishes and sincere thanks to one and ALL ”
David Allam

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Paul Cobb's Experience

Positions Held

Head of Family
Director of PA Cobb Ltd
Partner at Rotheras

Memberships & Accreditations

RESOLUTION Accredited Specialist:
Private Child Law & Cohabitation

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