Tel: Loughborough 01509 238822 | Melton Mowbray 01664 563012

Our Team

Trevor Kirkman

Trevor is the Senior Partner of the firm. He was educated at Loughborough Grammar School and Cambridge University and has over 40 years experience as a solicitor.

He has wide experience of commercial property including development and construction, options, sales and purchases. He has experience in dealing with Agricultural matters and Employment work.

Trevor can advise on wills and estate planning, including inheritance tax and capital gains tax.

Trevor advises on all aspects of ecclesiastical law, charitable trusts and property. He has served on the Committee of the Ecclesiastical Law Society. He is a past president of Leicestershire Law Society and has been a Notary Public since 1978.

Trevor is also HM Coroner for Rutland and North Leicestershire.


Christopher Bell

Chris specialises in Family Law. He is a partner, having joined the firm in February 1999 upon qualification.

Chris is a member of Resolution and a certified member of The Family Law Accreditation Scheme.

Chris’s role involves advising clients in relation to all matters that affect couples upon separation, including divorce, children, domestic violence, property and financial issues. He can also provide advice at the beginning of a relationship with regard to pre and post nuptial agreements and cohabitation agreements.

Chris has extensive experience in representing clients in complex family matters.



Gemma Parkinson

Gemma joined the firm as an Assistant Solicitor in 2015.

Gemma is based in the Melton Mowbray office and specialises in dealing with Wills, Probate and elderly client matters as well as Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection applications.


Christine Hill

Christine qualified as a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives in 1999 and is now a Chartered Legal Executive. She specialises in residential conveyancing.

Christine handles all types of residential conveyancing work from small pieces of land to large house sales and purchases. She also deals with re-mortgages, auction sales and transfers of equity.

Christine is an experienced conveyancer and is committed to helping both buyers and sellers achieve an early and stress free completion of their transactions.


Carolyn Hull

Carolyn is a Partner in the firm. She qualified in 1984 and has extensive experience and specialises in dealing with Wills, Powers of Attorney, Probate Matters and Trusts.

Carolyn also has experience in dealing with all aspects of Property Law and Family Law.

Carolyn is Deputy Coroner for Rutland and North Leicestershire.

Nelly Chipman

Nelly is a partner at Latham & Co having joined the firm in 2011. She is an experienced commercial and residential property solicitor. Her area of expertise includes retail property, secured lending, business leases and residential acquisition and disposals. She qualified as a solicitor in 2003 and has developed her residential and commercial property practice.

She also enjoys building relationships with clients, getting to know them, their business and contributing to their success.

She has a LLB and graduated from Manchester University with a Masters in International Business Law.

Nicholas Price

Nick qualified as a solicitor in 2008 he is a partner at Latham & Co. He is an experienced litigator undertaking a wide variety of work representing both businesses and private individuals.

Nick advises upon and deals with contractual and commercial disputes, construction contracts and litigation, property disputes (including possession of property), landlord & tenant disputes, debt recovery, negligence claims, contested wills (including inheritance claims) and personal injury matters.

His area of expertise includes identifying and advising upon risk at the outset of any matter whether contentious (including disputes or litigation) or non-contentious (including drafting contracts, declarations or agreements).

Nick understands the challenges faced by both rural and urban communities, having lived and worked in both areas.


Thorolf Christensen

Thorolf trained with Latham & Co and qualified as a solicitor in 2008. He specialises in employment law, property law and ecclesiastical law.

Thorolf is a Danish national, he is also fluent in Swedish, Norwegian, and has a sound grasp of German and French.



Phillipa Howett

Phillipa qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive in 2015 and is based at the Melton Mowbray office.

Phillipa is a specialist in the private client department dealing with wills, probate, lasting powers of attorney and deputyship applications.

She prides herself in providing a service based upon the needs of the individual client in a friendly approachable yet professional manner.

Phillipa is able to undertake home, hospital and nursing home visits where necessary.

To find out more about Latham & Co please call our Loughborough office on 01509 238822 or our Melton Mowbray office on 01664 563012.

We look forward to hearing from you.