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Moving Home Restrictions Lifted!

As lock down is eased, the government has stated that it is now possible for estate agents to open, for house viewings to be carried out safely and for removal firms and conveyancers to restart operations. The residential property team at Silks has continued to...

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Where there’s a will, we Brits will find a way…..

Reading through recent media articles from the Daily Mail to the New York Times, the Money Observer to the Sunday Express, it seems we Brits have got the bug now that the bug has got to us. Enquiries have hugely increased in making wills and lasting powers of attorney...

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Help is at hand with employment issues

At this point in time most business owners are not thinking about the normal management issues. Most are thinking about ways to survive this period and to come out of the current situation with a sustainable business at all. We understand those worries. We do not...

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Domestic Abuse During COVID-19

For victims of domestic abuse, the consequences of Covid-19 and the government policy of directing mass self-isolation, is likely to result in a greater sense of fear and anxiety, especially if you face being isolated at home with an abuser. Domestic abuse includes...

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Child Arrangements During Lockdown Measures

It is understandable that separated parents who have a Child Arrangements Order in place from the Family Courts, are currently concerned about how to implement the terms of the Court Order safely. On March 23rd 2020, the UK government announced nationwide policies for...

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Coronavirus Update – Continuing Service

As previously stated, we would like to do all we can to reassure our clients and those who are looking to put their trust in us at this difficult time, that we are continuing to provide the high-quality advice and services that you need whilst prioritising the health...

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Open for Business – Coronavirus Update

We would like to do all we can to reassure our clients and those who are looking to put their trust in us at this difficult time, that we are continuing to provide the high-quality advice and services that you need whilst prioritising the health of our clients,...

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Congratulations Sue on a fantastic 50 years!!

We're immensely proud that this week Sue Cartwright reached a fabulous 50 years of service with Silks Solicitors. Sue spent many years working directly for John Silk, founder of Silks, and now works for our current Managing Director and Mr. Silk's daughter, Karen...

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Lessons Learned from Tragic Deaths

I remember a few years ago writing that it had been a year of famous deaths. Well, it’s over 8 weeks in and 2020 has already seen many “celebrity “deaths through old age, unexpected and undiagnosed illness, dementia and suicide. The deaths only this month of the “last...

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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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