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5-8 PRIESTGATE, DARLINGTON, DL1 1NL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01325 341500
Fax:
Fax 01325 381072
DX:
69282 DARLINGTON 6
Email:
Web:
www.latimerhinks.co.uk

Neil Stevenson

Tel:
Work 01325 341512
Email:
Latimer Hinks Solicitors

Work Department

Commercial property and agriculture.

Position

Neil is a director working in the commercial and agricultural property departments. Neil advises on sales, purchases and lettings of all types of commercial and industrial premises. Neil also deals with the acquisition and disposal of farms and farm land including advising on tenancies and subsidies. He also specialises in wind farm and other renewable energy schemes.

Career

Trained Hart Brown & Co; qualified 1980; partner Latimer Hinks 1997. Hart Brown & Co 1978-81; Anderson Longmore & Higham 1981-84; Abbey Life 1983-84; Bircham & Co 1984-97; Latimer Hinks 1997 to date; director May 2015.

Languages

French

Member

Country Land & Business Association; Agricultural Law Association.

Education

Durham School; Sheffield University (1977 LLB).

Leisure

Running, golf, theatre.


North: Private client

Agriculture and estates

Within: Agriculture and estates

Latimer Hinks Solicitors provides a broad range of services with a specialism in non-contentious work spanning sales and purchases of agricultural property and succession planning matters, including wills, trusts and inheritance tax, alongside renewable energy project work and mineral-related options and leases. Nicola Neilson is regularly called upon to advise on renewable energy transactions in addition to handling matters pertaining to leases of agricultural property. Anne Elliott’s and Elizabeth Armstrong’s strength lies in assisting landowning clients including farmers and individuals with succession and inheritance tax planning, while Armstrong’s expertise also spans the administration of estates and trusts where agricultural land is involved. Neil Stevenson has notable experience in agricultural property and renewable energy work, which includes development and acquisition funding matters. Adam Wood is another key individual.

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North: Real estate

Commercial property: elsewhere in the North

Within: Commercial property: elsewhere in the North

Providing an ‘exceptional level of service’, Latimer Hinks Solicitors' ‘extremely knowledgeable, efficient and diligent’ team ‘deals with small details with professional expertise’ and also receives praise for its ‘unswerving commitment to its clients’ and ‘very good advice’, which ‘always highlights the risks and benefits’. The practice advises on transactions and land development matters alongside landlord and tenant issues involving commercial, residential and agricultural properties. Neil Stevenson specialises in the sale, acquisition and letting of commercial, retail and industrial premises with a focus on the agriculture and renewable energy sectors, while Nicola Neilson complements this offering with her expertise in secured lending. ‘Extremely good’ investment acquisition and disposal specialist Adam Wood has ‘extensive knowledge’ in landed estates and mineral leases and provides ‘honest advice’, and Martin Williamson is noted for his ‘critical eye for detail’.

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