The UK Legal 500 says: “Clients praise Latimer Hinks’’ ‘vast knowledge of agricultural law and understanding of matters influencing the market‘. Anne Elliott is a ‘noted expert in the field of landlord and tenant‘, and Tim Haggie is recommended for estate management, strategy and planning. Instructions include advising farmers in negotiation with Broadview Energy over a wind farm development in North Yorkshire. “
The UK Legal 500 also notes that:
• “Anne Elliott at Latimer Hinks is noted for her expertise in Inheritance Tax and Capital Gains Tax Planning.”
• Nick Poole heads the Latimer Hinks’ corporate team, which acted on a multimillion-
• Latimer Hinks is noted for its insolvency, debt recovery and bankruptcy practice. Mark Gardner is recommended.
• Mark Clayton leads a ‘very proficient‘ team at Latimer Hinks that had a busy year advising on numerous retail properties.
Anne Elliott, who has a particular expertise in agriculture work, including property and tenancy work, agricultural succession applications and advice to farming families on business succession strategy and tax planning, is also singled out in Chambers UK Guide. She has secured number two ranking status for general agricultural and rural affairs.
Chambers’ testimonial reads: “Specialist in agricultural work and with a deep knowledge of rural matters, this firm is noted for its involvement with the Yorkshire Rural Support Network, in which capacity Anne Elliott has been raising the profile of succession planning within the farming community. Described as “forthright and knowledgeable”
Chambers UK Guide, which prides itself on the independence and objectivity of its research, carries out thousands of in-depth interviews to assess the reputation and expertise of business lawyers. Its rankings take into account technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness, diligence and commitment to clients.
Managing Partner Tim Haggie said: “The Legal 500 is widely regarded as offering the definitive assessment on law firms’ capabilities and Chambers is renowned for being completely independent with its rankings based solely on its research interviews with lawyers and clients.
“Therefore, their endorsements of Latimer Hinks’ services are particularly pleasing as we have been independently judged by two of the UK’s most influential legal guides.”
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Latimer Hinks law firm has a team of more than 50 people serving private and corporate clients.
Their range of expertise and services covers legal issues for private and commercial clients and include - commercial and residential property, wills and lasting powers of attorney, trusts, probate, long-term care, tax planning, commercial law, alternative energy negotiation, property and disputes, business rescue and debt recovery, family law, divorce, pensions, employment, and land-owning etc