Posted on 23rd September 2012

Latimer Hinks Celebrates Citations in Legal 500

Anne Elliott, Latimer HinksLatimer 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:

Anne Elliott and Andrew Way recently acted in the administration of a high-value estate. Court of Protection deputy Helen Thomas is professional and compassionate. Latimer Hinks is valued for its exceptionally professional yet personal approach.

Latimer Hinks commercial property team includes Tim Haggie, who is strong and clear on all contracts, Nicola Neilson, and the practical Neil Stevenson.

Nicholas Poole at Latimer Hinks acts for a mainly SME client base. Recent highlights for his team include advising on the purchase of certain domiciliary care activities.

In terms of agriculture, Neil Stevenson and Anne Elliott are the key contacts at Latimer Hinks, and recently advised on the division of a farm and the sale of a shooting moor.

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."