Kim Rainford BA (Hons) Law : Managing Director
Kim is originally from Hull, but for a long time has made the North-East his home.
He qualified as a Solicitor in 1984 after studying at Northumbria University, and as a newly qualified solicitor he worked for a Washington firm of solicitors before transferring to a larger regional firm where he became a Partner and managed their Durham office.
Kim joined Hannays Solicitors and Advocates in 2004.
Kim’s earlier career was in defence medical negligence where he was commended in the Legal 500, but he later turned to private client work.
He now focuses on domestic conveyancing, wills, trusts and probate, elderly client services, Court of Protection and the management of our firm.
Kim acts a Deputy, appointed by the Court of Protection for Financial and Property Affairs for several of our clients.
Under Kim’s management our firm has attained LEXCEL accreditation in 2012 and, in 2013 we became a member of the Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) and since 2013, Kim has been our firm’s Compliance Officer for Legal Practice (COLP).
He acts as a supervisor for all our private client staff ensuring the quality of their work. Supervision is provided within the framework provided by the SRA Code of Conduct (and other regulatory rules), LEXCEL and CQS to ensure that legal work conducted by our firm meets the regulations set by our regulator, our quality mark requirements and the expectations of our clients.
Kim also manages our complaints process and our clients can contact him directly if there is any cause for complaint.
He can be contacted by calling 0191 4555361.