Caroline Brown, 30,has now taken over the Get Smart Hair and Beauty at 38 Bondgate in Darlington after purchasing the business and taking on the lease arrangements. Latimer Hinks completed the sale and lease arrangements, which have enabled Caroline to set up her new business employingtwo members of staff.
Caroline, who worked at the salon foreight years after moving from another Darlington salon, having been a hairdresser for 15 years, said: "Latimer Hinks Neil Stevenson was very supportive and professional and has helped me fulfil my ambition of running my own hair salon.
Ms Brown, who lives in Darlington and went to Darlington College of Technology, added: "I found Neil at Latimer Hinks to be very helpful and easy to deal with throughout. He was approachable and offered a thorough service, which was good value for money. Id like to thank him for his help and support in helping to make everything run smoothly.
Neil Stevenson, a partner in the commercial property department at Latimer Hinks Solicitors, who conducted the legal work, said: "I am delighted to have been able to help Caroline achieve her dream and I am sure that the business will continue to go from strength to strength under her ownership.
As well as hairdressing, the salon also offers a variety of nail and beauty treatments includingRacoon hair extensions, OPI Gel colour manicures and Total Cover male hair replacement systems.Get Smart can be contacted on 01325 360 986.