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The Jeremy Kyle Show Axed By ITV After Death Of Guest

Steve Dymond was found dead on 9th May a week after filming the show, during which he took a lie…

Parental Bereavement: Right to Paid Leave Is Coming

There has recently been an interesting development and expansion to employee rights and protection in the workplace. In July 2017…

Four Promotions at The Wilkes Partnership

The Wilkes Partnership are delighted to announce the promotion of 4 members of staff across our Birmingham and Solihull Offices….

Costs update – The resurrection of Employment Tribunal Fees

It has been over one year on from the Supreme Court unanimously ruling that tribunal fees were unlawful and needed…

No-fault Divorce Could Be A Positive Step But Little Time For Legislation Could Slow The Process

Commenting on the latest changes to divorce law Jane Barclay, Senior Associate at The Wilkes Partnership, says: “With these changes it may…

Wilkes Trainee Elected Chair of Birmingham Trainee Solicitors Society

Birmingham Trainee Solicitors Society (BTSS), the 174 year old offshoot of the Birmingham Law Society, has named its new chair…

Extending Redundancy Protection: Pregnant Women and New Parents

The Government has published a consultation paper on extending legal protection for pregnant women and new parents. This will include…

“It Takes A Village To Raise A Child” – Raising The Rights of Grandparents

A YouGov Poll for Age UK confirms that two fifths of the nation’s grandparents over the age of 50, some…

Are You Eligible For a Refund On A Lasting Power Of Attorney?

Sophie Fenn, Associate Solicitor in our Private Client Team is backing a call from The Solicitors for the Elderly Group…

Deal Or No Deal? Things To Consider When Buying A Car Dealership

Gareth O’Hara, Managing Partner at The Wilkes Partnership and motor industry specialist, provides a guide on what to look for…

Solar Panels May Not Be As Advantageous As You Thought When Selling Your Home

Amanda Holden, Partner in our Residential Conveyancing team warns that conscientious homeowners wanting to reduce their carbon footprint by installing…

The Wilkes Partnership Merges With Coley & Tilley

The Wilkes Partnership and Coley & Tilley, have announced a merger creating a 185 person strong firm with a turnover…

Challenging A Will: When do I Enter A Caveat & Why?

Kevin Lynch, Partner in our Contentious Probate department advises that it is vital to consider your options where the validity…

New Year, New Website!

We are delighted to have launched our new website, fresh for 2019, that will allow visitors and clients to interact…

Bad Weather and the Workplace

The weather has been unusually mild so far this winter but as is typical of the UK, it could turn…