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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Receives Double Honour

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Helen and Martin

Helen Lyne and Martin Levinson of Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors were both honoured at The Tees Valley Law Society Annual General Meeting on Monday 29th June 2015

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, 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.  She replaces Helen Scourfield as President

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 TBI, 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.

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.

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