Latimer Hinks Solicitors has become one of the first law firms in the Tees Valley to receive a prestigious quality standard from the Law Society.
One of Darlington and County Durhams longest established law firms, Latimer Hinks has been recognised under the Conveyancing Quality Scheme.
Through the programme, the Law Society provides a recognised quality standard for residential conveyancing practices. This acknowledges the integrity of senior and key staff, good practice management standards, and "adherence to prudent and efficient conveyancing procedures.
Partner, Nicola Neilson, heads up the residential property department and leads a team of conveyancers which includes Martin Williamson. Martin is a member of the Institute of Licensed Conveyancers.
Nicola is cited in the renowned journal Chambers 2011 for her work in real estate, which quotes a source as stating: "She is very efficient she knows what we want and delivers.
"The Law Society looks at the practices and history of every firm that applies before awarding the standard, and our application process began in November, so this has been a long and thorough process, but very much worth the effort.
Tim Haggie, Managing Partner of Latimer Hinks, said: "Latimer Hinks has a long and proud history of delivering high quality legal services to the community of Darlington and beyond. Our residential conveyancing service is a key part of our work and this accolade is recognition of the hard work and skills of the team.