Posted on 12th July 2010

Partner at Latimer Hinks Elected as President of Tees Valley Law Society

Nicola Neilson, President of Tees Valley Law Society
Latimer Hinks Solicitors Partner, Nicola Neilson, has been elected President of the Tees Valley Law Society.

At 32, Nicola is one of the youngest presidents of the Tees Valley Law Society and is only the third woman in its 136 year history, to have been elected to this position.

Nicola deals with the sale and purchase of commercial property and commercial landlord and tenant work.

Nicolas landlord clients range from those with one property to those with large property portfolios spread across the country.

Nicola, who lives in Stockton, also does some residential property work alongside her commercial portfolio.

She has been involved with the Tees Valley Law Society in various roles since 2001 and is currently a member of its education and training committee.

Nicola, who studied at Teesside University and also did a Masters degree at Durham University, joined Latimer Hinks in 2000 and was promoted to partner seven years later.

Nicola said: "It is a great honour to be elected president of the Tees Valley Law Society and I intend to carry on the hard work and success achieved by past presidents.

"I am looking forward to championing the legal sector and helping further enhance the areas reputation for delivering the highest quality legal services.

The Law Society nationally represents solicitors in England and Wales. From negotiating with and lobbying the profession's regulators, government and others, to offering training and advice, it helps protect and promote solicitors. It has a countrywide network of branches that build closer relationships between individual members and firms, and the Law Society