Latimer Hinks has been shortlisted in the prestigious Northern Law Awards 2016.
The County Durham-based firm is a finalist in the Private Client Team of the Year category and will now go forward to the next stage before the Awards ceremony takes place in June.
Latimer Hinks CEO Anne Elliott said: "Were absolutely thrilled to have been named as one of the Northern Law Awards finalists.
"Our private client work is absolutely crucial to us. Its a privilege for us to be involved in helping our clients whether in relation to happy events such as buying a home or helping children do so, or in respect of a gift for their wedding, or in the sad times when we help with the financial and emotional issues which come with the loss of a loved one.
"To have been shortlisted is testament to how committed the Team is in helping our clients, many families having been with us for generations.
Northern Law Awards project manager Sonia Hernandez said: "We received an overwhelming number of nominations this year, making the selection of finalists a challenging process.
Latimer Hinks will now go before a judging panel at the end of April.
The Northern Law Awards will be presented at the Crowne Plaza Newcastle on June 23rd.
Latimer Hinks solicitors, based in Darlington, has a team of around 40 people serving private and corporate clients. Their range of expertise and services covers legal issues surrounding commercial, residential and agricultural property, wills and lasting powers of attorney, trusts, probate, long-term care, tax planning, commercial law, alternative and renewable energy, employment, and land-owning.