Posted on 17th October 2017

Darlington Law Firm Latimer Hinks Ranked Amongst the Best

Anne Elliott, Chief Executive and Elizabeth Armstrong, Director at Latimer Hinks Solicitors
Anne Elliott, Chief Executive and Elizabeth Armstrong, Director at Latimer Hinks Solicitors

Latimer Hinks, a leading law firm based in Darlington, has been ranked ‘Band 1’ in the Private Wealth Law category in this year’s Chambers High Net Worth 2017 Guide.

The guide identifies the world’s leading high net worth advisers and notably, Latimer Hinks is listed as the only law firm to be ranked in the top tier in Middlesbrough and Surroundings.

Chambers High Net Worth Guide also features listings and information about many of the top accountancy and tax firms, private banks, wealth management firms and multi-family offices acting for high net worth individuals. The guide is used by family offices and professional advisers as a key reference point for private wealth management work and related specialisms.

According to the guide ‘[Latimer Hinks] have a solid team who have been long-standing staff members, therefore consistency has been excellent in terms of client service and knowledge of both clients and the matters at hand. The team are very knowledgeable, their knowledge base is better than most’. Anne Elliott and Elizabeth Armstrong are mentioned/acknowledged as Leading Individuals.

Andrew Way, Managing Director of Latimer Hinks, said: “We are proud to have been listed in the new guide as recognition of our well-crafted advisory offering and the range and depth of our legal prowess. We have one of the largest private client teams in the region, with 14 expert advisors (and their support staff) providing advice to a wide variety of clients ranging from wealthy families and landed estates to business owners, from banks and trust companies to entrepreneurs, farmers and professionals.”

From the HNW Guide

"If I were to use one word," one interviewee enthuses about the team at Latimer Hinks, "it would be 'Excellent'." The firm acts for a range of clients including business owners, farmers and affluent families. One client source highlights: "The strongest points have been clear explanations, friendly attitudes, and a sensible plan of action."

"They have a solid team who have been long-standing staff members, therefore consistency has been excellent in terms of client service and knowledge of both clients and the matters at hand. The team are very knowledgeable, their knowledge base is better than most," says a market commentator.

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