The Legal 500 is the most widely used legal directory in the UK and is considered to be "the bible of the legal business". The Legal 500 ranks law firms in terms of their expertise and performance.
Latimer Hinks has once again achieved recommendation.
Corporate and Commercial
Latimer Hinks advised on the sale of a number of architectural practices based in the region and also the South East. Nick Poole heads the department.
Latimer Hinks has a debt recovery and bankruptcy specialist in Mark Gardner.
Agriculture and estates
Latimer Hinks’ ‘evident commitment to the farming community’ has significantly enhanced its reputation for agricultural work. Clients particularly highlight Anne Elliott, who ‘combines a clear grasp of the issues, passionate commitment and an ability to communicate in clear, everyday language’. Tim Haggie is also recommended, for agricultural property development.
Personal tax, trusts and probate
Anne Elliott at Latimer Hinks recently assisted on the administration of an estate worth £3.9m, involving complex family matters and farming, business and IHT issues.
Mark Clayton’s team at Latimer Hinks advised a local business on the £1m acquisition of new industrial and office premises at Newton Aycliffe.
Legal 500 Recommendations 2007
Legal 500 Recommendations 2008
Legal 500 Recommendations 2009
Our local newspaper, the Northern Echo also published an article.
Latimer Hinks: leading role for more than 130 years