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Why Going to Solicitors for Advice is the Best Choice

We are often asked at Silks Solicitors why clients should come and seek legal advice from us, when they can get advice for cheaper from unregulated bodies such as Citizen’s Advice Bureau or McKenzie friends, or use online companies to draft a will or get divorced. The...

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Silks Made Finalists in Signature Awards Birmingham

We're thrilled to announce that Silks is a finalist for the award of Excellence in Law at the Signature Awards Birmingham. We join our wonderful family solicitor, Sana Ahmed, who is also a finalist as an individual in the same category. The Signature Awards celebrates...

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Breakfast with Santa and the Sandwell Lions

Silks was proud to sponsor "Breakfast with Santa" this weekend at the Thimblemill Library. The event, organised by the Sandwell Lions, was a great success and had a wonderful turnout of locals to the area. Sandwell Lions Club are a volunteer organisation providing...

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Christmas Opening Hours

The offices of Silks Solicitors Limited will close for the Christmas Season on Monday 23rd December 2019 at 12.00 noon and re-open on Monday 30th December 2019 at 8.30am. The office will close on Tuesday 31st December 2019 at 4pm for the New Year holiday and re-open...

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Disagree with a will? You do have options.

The terms of a Will can cause distress. If there is no will, this is difficult too, but you can get help.  When a loved one passes, leaving a will, very often, disagreement arises because of the terms of that Will; sometimes there are concerns that the deceased...

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Silks’ Sponsorship of the Albion

We are very proud to have renewed the firm’s sponsorship of West Bromwich Albion through our membership of WBA Executive Club. As part of our membership of the Club we  support one promising local player, 21 year old Kyle Edwards, who originates from Dudley and...

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Law Society to Review Probate Application Delays

As the delays to probate applications caused by new software at the probate registries continues, the Law Society has announced a review meeting on 10 September.  Along with STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) and SFE (Solicitors for the Elderly),...

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A Matter of Life and Death Festival 2019

As a part of the Dying Matters Awareness week, BrumYODO (You Only Die Once) are again running the well-received “A Matter of Life and Death” festival in Birmingham – “everything you wanted to know about death and dying but were afraid to ask”. Elisabeth Whybrow, Head...

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WBA Partners’ Dinner

Silks Solicitors’ Director, Martin Thomas, and Senior Associate, Elisabeth Whybrow, attended a Partners’ Dinner at West Bromwich Albion FC on 26th February and were treated to a champagne reception and dinner, followed by an interesting and entertaining Q&A with...

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Gurdas Dhadwal Awarded by the District Governor

Gurdas Dhadwal took on the privilege and challenge of being the President of the Sandwell Lions Club last July. This week, at the Sandwell Lions meeting, the team had a visit from the District Governor Stewart Sherman Kahn. Gurdas was thrilled to be commended by the...

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Christmas Opening Hours

The offices of Silks Solicitors Limited will close for the Christmas Season on Friday 21st December 2018 at 12.00 noon and re-open on Thursday 27th December 2018 at 8.30am. The office will close on Friday 28th December 2018 at 5.30pm for the New Year holiday and...

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