Darlington law firm Latimer Hinks is pleased to announce that Helen Booth has qualified as a solicitor. Helen graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a Law degree, which included a year working at Latimer Hinks to gain practical experience. Originally from Aycliffe, Helen was offered a position at Latimers when she graduated, and started her training contract in September 2005. Now fully qualified, she is working within the firms private client department. Helen is also the trainee representative for the Tees Valley Law Society. Her role includes organising regular seminars and training events for trainee solicitors right across the region. Anne Elliott, Latimer Hinks Partner said: It is great to see how Helen has developed her career during the time she has been with us. She is a bright, enthusiastic young solicitor and exactly the sort of legal talent we are keen to attract and keep. Helen Booth said: Working at Latimer Hinks gave me a great start to my legal career. I learnt so much and gained experience with the firm which really supported my degree. I am delighted that my hard work has finally paid off and look forward to furthering my career here in Darlington.