Helen and Martin from Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine receives Double Honour

Helen Lyne and Martin Levinson of Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors were both honoured at The Tees Valley Law Society Annual General Meeting on Monday 29 June.

Helen was sworn in as the youngest ever President, while Martin was awarded for his 40 years’ service to the legal profession. Helen said: “Being appointed as President is such a tremendous honour for me. I am very excited for the year ahead and I look forward to working with my colleagues at the society, promoting the work that it does across Teesside.”

Helen replaces Helen Scourfield as President.

Helen, who qualified as a solicitor in 2012, was the Senior Vice-President of the Tees Valley Law Society for the last year and is also a member of the Education and Training Committee. . Helen is a solicitor in the firm’s Commercial Litigation team which recently won the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year Award at the Northern Law Awards. In addition to general commercial disputes, Helen specialises in property litigation including landlord and tenant issues.

Martin said: “Receiving this award is a real privilege and the last 40 years as a solicitor, the last 25 spent as a Partner at Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors, have flown by.

“I have enjoyed being part of the local business community, even during the recent very testing times which are hopefully now behind us.”

Martin, who is a partner at the firm, specialises in Commercial Property transactions and is known for his friendly and approachable style.

John Hall, Managing Partner at Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors added: “For both Helen and Martin to be honoured in this way stands testament to their contribution and dedication to the legal profession.”

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors is the Tees Valley’s largest full service law firm with offices in Wynyard Park, Stockton on Tees, Hartlepool and Barnard Castle. It has a multi-disciplinary business law team, based at Wynyard Park, offering expertise in fields including commercial property, mergers, acquisitions and disposals, intellectual property, employment law and dispute resolution. For further advice, contact Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors on 01740 646000.

This was posted in Bdaily's Members' News section by Tilly Bailey and Irvine Solictors .

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