Named Law Firm of the Year at The Northern Law Awards 2015, Silk Family Law is the north’s leading specialist family law firm, with a formidable reputation and unrivalled, broad-ranging experience.

Operating from offices in the heart of Newcastle city centre and North Yorkshire (close to the A1), with consulting rooms in York, Leeds and London, the firm has an enviable reputation and is renowned for its expertise in handling complex and high value financial cases arising out of divorce and separation.
 
The team provides advice and representation in all types of matrimonial and family cases, with particular reference to cases involving corporate, farming and pension issues.

In addition, it has in-depth knowledge of and expertise in assisting clients to resolve issues relating to children.

Silk is led by barrister Ian Kennerley, alongside experienced family lawyers Margaret Simpson, Kim Fellowes and Wayne Lynn.

Ian's involvement in the firm means Silk is the only practice in the North East with a leading in-house barrister, whose advice at the beginning of, and throughout, cases helps to facilitate an expeditious and cost-effective outcome for clients.
 
As the largest specialist family law firm in 
the north, Silk prides itself on delivering
a seamless, holistic, quality service to clients.

Client feedback rates the firm's authority, experience, knowledge, efficiency, professionalism; as well as its focused and measured advice and holistic approach, describing the firm as “a formidable legal resource.”  Intermediaries who frequently refer clients to Silk say those clients are “in very safe hands.”





“The fact that Ian Kennerley is a barrister is a terrific asset, resulting in a tremendous saving in time and expense, and facilitating an unimpeachable grasp of the facts so essential to success of the case.”
Silk Family Law client
 
 
“Siobhan pulled out all stops to act quickly in what was an urgent matter.  I recommended the client in the morning, he got hold of Siobhan straight away and by the afternoon they had been to court and obtained an urgent order.”
Liz Armstrong
 
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