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The Wilkes Partnership puts its best foot forward to raise funds for Acorn’s Children’s Hospice

The CSR Champions at The Wilkes Partnership have set their colleagues a real challenge in a final push to raise…

The Wilkes Partnership’s Corporate Team advises Nationwide Property Assistance Ltd on sale to Davies

 Jeremy Parkin, Partner in the Corporate Team at The Wilkes Partnership, has advised the owners of long-term client Nationwide Property…

Spring casts a new light on relationships post-lockdown

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BBLS and CBILS: a safe path through the pandemic or a route to insolvency?

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The Wilkes Partnership Corporate Team advises on sale of CPM to Kelsey Media

Jeremy Parkin, Partner in the Corporate Team at The Wilkes Partnership, has advised Angus McKirdy, owner/manager of Crop Production Magazine…

Another unexpected consequence of Covid-19 revealed: “Lockdown face”

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The Court of Protection can rule on IHT planning on behalf of incapacitous individuals

We’ve all heard the old Benjamin Franklin adage, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain except death…

Supreme Court decision: Uber drivers are not independent contractors

The Supreme Court has today conclusively determined that Uber drivers are workers and not independent contractors engaged on a self-employed…

Possession proceedings given the green light from 21/09/20

On 29 August 2020 the Government introduced changes which restricted the termination of residential tenancies; possession proceedings were stayed until…

The Wilkes Partnership Corporate and Employment Teams advise new venture BOOM Radio as it prepares for DAB launch

Helen Smart of the Wilkes Corporate Team has advised BOOM Radio UK on its initial investment round as it raised…

Law Commission Report recommends major changes to leasehold laws

In July 2020 the Law Commission Report said that the laws around leasehold properties were not working and needed updating…

Court of Protection Rules Dementia Patient Should Be Given Vaccine

Whether it’s preventative or treatment, consent must always be sought from a person receiving a medical intervention. That consent should…

Keep Carrying On – The Importance of a Lasting Power of Attorney

Dame Barbara Windsor, who sadly passed away earlier this month, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2014 and was a…

Break Clauses – Advice and Guidance for Landlords & Tenants

The lockdown and its associated restrictions  have had a substantial impact on the economy and continue to do so. More…

Care Home or Confinement? The Importance of the Right Lasting Power of Attorney

2020 will certainly be a year for the history books of future generations. There have been many enlightening stories throughout…

Business Continuity Update – COVID-19

February 2021

 

To our valued clients and partners,

As the impact of COVID-19 continues to evolve we wanted to take the time to reassure you of the actions we are taking to protect our clients, colleagues and our wider communities, whilst working to maintain our services to you at this time.

Our commitment to you

We are open for business and will continue to provide you with the best service we can in the safest way possible. In line with Government guidance we will be limiting face-to-face contact as much as possible. We are able to facilitate all client appointments by either video or conference call to suit your needs.

If you have any queries please contact your usual legal advisor to discuss appointment options.

Our staff are set up and ready to respond to you as usual. We are working hard to mitigate any disruptions, and will continue to provide you with the legal service and advice you need, delivered with the high-level of service you have come to expect from Wilkes.

If you do experience a slight delay in hearing back from us, please bear with us. We will be in touch.

If you have a general enquiry please call us on 0121 233 4333 or email us at law@wilkes.co.uk or contact you usual legal advisor.

Thank you for your patience during these unprecedented times. We look forward to returning to normal, with a handshake, as soon as possible.

The Wilkes Partnership Solicitors

Birmingham – 0121 233 4333  Solihull – 0121 733 8000

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