Posted on 25th September 2013

Latimer Hinks Celebrates Citations in Legal 500

Latimer Hinks, one of County Durhams longest established law firms, is celebrating its senior members being cited in the worlds largest independent legal referral guide.

Legal 500 has highlighted Latimer Hinks expertise in corporate and commercial, commercial property, agriculture and personal tax, trusts and probate. The firm was described as top of the pile locally in the Corporate and Commercial category.

The renowned publication states:

Agriculture and Estates
In 2012, Latimer Hinks advised on the termination of a farm business tenancy and the potential development of a four turbine wind farm.

Commercial property elsewhere in the North.
Recent work for Latimer Hinks Neil Stevenson includes the acquisition of a local hotel and restaurant.

Corporate and Commercial elsewhere in the North
Latimer Hinks is top of the pile locally. Nicholas Poole advises a predominantly SME client base.

Personal tax, trusts an probate
Latimer Hinks has a sizable practice led by Anne Elliott and advises a number of high-net worth individuals. Andrew Way is also recommended.

Latimer Hinks, one of County Durhams longest established law firms, is celebrating its senior members being cited in the worlds largest independent legal referral guide.

Legal 500 has highlighted Latimer Hinks expertise in corporate and commercial, commercial property, agriculture and personal tax, trusts and probate.

The renowned publication states:
Corporate Commercial - Latimer Hinks is "top of the pile" locally. Nick Poole advises a predominantly SME client base

Real Estate - Commercial Property - Recent work for Latimer Hinks' Neil Stevenson includes the acquisition of a local hotel and restaurant.

Agriculture Estates - Anne Elliott heads the team at Latimer Hinks. In 2012 it advised on the termination of a business tenancy and the potential development of a four-wind turbine farm.

Personal Tax, Trusts Probate - Latimer Hinks has a sizeable practice led by Anne Elliott and advises a number of high net worth individuals. Andrew Way is also recommended

The Latimer Hinks team has been regularly cited in recent years in both Legal 500 and the Chambers UK guide.

The firm, which employs around 40 people, has forged a reputation for the calibre of its legal advice and solutions that are tailored to its individual and commercial clients specific needs.

The firms teams of experienced specialists can provide legal help, expertise and assistance to the highest levels. The level and quality of service maintained has meant that it has secured a reputation as a highly respected specialist law firm. Latimer Hinks also prides itself on maintaining its strong presence as a leading Darlington law firm.

Anne Elliott, Partner at Latimer Hinks, said: "We are delighted to have ranked again so highly in this years Legal 500. This assessment is an independent validation of the quality of service that Latimer Hinks provides across our specialist areas.

Every person featured in the Legal 500 has been independently identified by researchers as being highly recommended in their particular areas of practice. Having our senior people named in such an authoritative guide boosts our reputation as one of the leading specialist law firms in the North East.