Posted on 22nd September 2015

Latimer Hinks Gains Recognition from Leading Legal Directory

Anne Elliott, Chief Executive at Latimer Hinks

Latimer Hinks Solicitors are delighted to have received national recognition from one of the UKs most influential legal guides The Legal 500.

Nine lawyers from the firm are mentioned in the latest Legal 500 which gives in-depth information and recommendations on law firms in more than 70 countries. The UK Legal 500 says:

Personal Tax, Trusts Probate - Anne Elliott, (Chief Executive), places the interests of her clients at the forefront of everything she does.Elizabeth Armstrong (Director)is able to explain intricate trusts and tax matters simply and succinctly.Andrew Way (Managing Director), a member of Solicitors for the Elderly, andNatalie Palmer (Director), a dementia champion, are professional and empathetic.

Agriculture and Estates Anne Elliott is recommended for agricultural tenancy work and succession and tax planning matters, while Tim Haggie (Consultant) regularly advises on transactions and mineral-related options and leases.

Commercial Property Neil Stevenson (Director) is technically excellent, and ensures that matters are dealt with in the quickest possible timescale; Adam Wood (Solicitor) is approachable, and extremely thorough in his work. Nicola Neilson (Director) advised on the complex transfer of three properties from one pension scheme to another.

Corporate and Commercial the practical and technically strong Nicholas Poole (Consultant) focuses mainly on advising SMEs on contractual matters.

The Darlington based firms range of services covers legal issues surrounding private and commercial law and handles commercial, residential and agricultural property and renewable energy transactions. The firm also has experts in wills and lasting powers of attorney, trusts, probate, long-term care and tax planning.

Anne Elliott, Chief Executive at Latimer Hinks, said: "Legal 500 is a totally impartial and independent validation of the quality of services that Latimer Hinks provides.

"Superb client service is at the heart of everything we do and we are delighted this has been recognised by The Legal 500.