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Our Team

Our team of lawyers and support staff are trained to listen and respond to your queries. We are approachable and dedicated to achieving the very best possible result for you.

Partners

Stephen Latimer

Stephen Latimer

Partner & Solicitor

notary@latimerlee.com

Stephen Latimer admitted as a Solicitor in 1972 after obtaining his Law Degree at Manchester University…

Stephen specialises in:

  • Commercial property development
  • Acquisitions and disposals
  • Commercial lease negotiations for Landlords and for Tenants
  • Residential development and plot sales
  • Commercial landlord and tenant advice and disputes
  • Purchases & sales of investment property
  • Occupational licences
  • Auction disposals and acquisitions
  • Company and share acquisitions and disposals
  • Unincorporated business sales and purchases

Patricia Latimer

Patricia Latimer

Partner & Solicitor

pml@latimerlee.com

Patricia Latimer obtained a Law degree from Manchester University in 1967 and then qualified as a Solicitor specialising in Wills and Probate…

In 1966 i met my Husband Stephen Latimer whilst attending Manchester University to attain my Law Degree. After producing three children two of whom now work with us, I joined the Firm Latimer Lee.
For several years I have administered the Conveyancing Department. I also head the Private Client Department dealing with Wills Probate and Administration of Estates and Trusts.

Colin Lee

Colin Lee

Partner & Solicitor

Colin attended Manchester University where he attained an LLB (Hons) Degree in 1958. He then joined the solicitors’ firm of Amelan and Roth in 1958 as an articled clerk…

On completion of his Articles he obtained Honours in the Law Society’s Final Examinations in 1961 and progressed swiftly to partner within the firm. He has remained with the same firm for fifty years, which was renamed Latimer Lee in 1987 (now Latimer Lee LLP), and has four offices across the north of Manchester.

In addition to acting as senior partner of Latimer Lee LLP with areas of expertise in commercial litigation, clinical negligence and family proceedings, Colin’s passion for the law has led to several other positions of responsibility. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and was Chairman of the Solicitors Benevolent Association from 2007 to 2008.

Colin also assisted in the establishment of the former Manchester Office of Action for Victims of Medical Accidents, was a founding member of the Manchester Business Committee of Childline and is a committee member of the Manchester Branch of the Royal Society of St George. He is also a Freeman of the City of London and a Fellow of both the Royal Society of Arts and the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.

Jocelyn Latimer

Partner & Solicitor

jfl@latimerlee.com

Emma Rudakowski

Partner & Solicitor

ekr@latimerlee.com

Emma obtained an honours degree in Law from Liverpool University in 1996 and after completing her training contract with Latimer Lee she remained with the firm when she qualified as solicitor in 2000. Emma now specialises in Conveyancing, handling residential sale, purchase, remortgage and transfer of equity transactions.

Personal Assistants

Debbie Wrigley

Assistant to Stephen Latimer, Notary Department Assistant

sh@latimerlee.com

Helen Hamer

Assistant to Patricia Latimer, Head of Administration

hmh@latimerlee.com

Operations Manager

Mike Potts

Mike worked in the banking sector for RBS for 16 years, latterly as Branch Manager of Ramsbottom and Business Manager at Bury and more recently as Practice Manager of two North West law firms. Now as Operations Manager at Latimer Lee he uses his skills to assist in the area of legal support particularly helping with their compliance structure, accounts and business planning. In his spare time he acts as a taxi service for his two young boys and has recently acquired a dog which is improving his fitness. He is an avid lover of sport who plays golf, cricket and the occasional game of rugby for Bury RUFC 3rd team.

mp@latimerlee.com

Conveyancing

Emma Rudakowski – Head of Department

Partner & Solicitor

ekr@latimerlee.com

Emma obtained an honours degree in Law from Liverpool University in 1996 and after completing her training contract with Latimer Lee she remained with the firm when she qualified as solicitor in 2000. Emma now specialises in Conveyancing, handling residential sale, purchase, remortgage and transfer of equity transactions.

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Family

Victoria Melluish

Victoria Melluish – Head of Department

Solicitor

vm@latimerlee.com

I specialise in dealing with a wide range of family matters from divorce and finances to children matters and domestic abuse cases. I will conduct Court hearings, including Final Hearings, on behalf of yourself ensuring that I am there to guide you every step of the way.

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Wills and Probate

Litigation

Giselle Williams – Head of Department

Solicitor

giw@latimerlee.com

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Personal Injury

Sobia Illahi

Litigation Executive

si@latimerlee.com

Notary

Stephen Latimer

Stephen Latimer – Head of Department

notary@latimerlee.com

Stephen Latimer admitted as a Solicitor in 1972 after obtaining his Law Degree at Manchester University.

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Accounts

Claire Given – Head of Department

Accountant

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Administration

Helen Hamer – Head of Department

Assistant to Patricia Latimer

hmh@latimerlee.com

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Marketing Department

Leah Love

Customer Service

ll@latimerlee.com

Kimberley Grimshaw

Customer Service

kg@latimerlee.com

Reception and Assistants

Head Office – Prestwich

Hannah Mather

Receptionist

hrm@latimerlee.com

Holly Ravenscroft

Receptionist

hr@latimerlee.com

Heywood Office

Denise Cohen

Legal Secretary & Receptionist

dc@latimerlee.com

Bury Office

Geraldine Olewicz

Receptionist

gmo@latimerlee.com

Ramsbottom Office

Kim Hindle

Customer Service Clerk

kh@latimerlee.com

Sarah Lawrence

Customer Service Clerk

sla@latimerlee.com

Latimer Lee LLP
5 Bury New Road, Sedgley Park, Prestwich, ManchesterGreater ManchesterM25 9JY UK 
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