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Family

Our award-winning team of family lawyers has specialists across the full range of family law and divorce

 

Crime

Our team of specialist criminal defence solicitors will provide expert advice and representation

 

Property

Our experienced team can assist with all aspects of domestic and commercial conveyancing and property transactions

 

Mental Health

The largest team of specialist Mental Health solicitors in the North East. Advice in relation to the Mental Health Act 1983

 

Immigration

Our specialist team are nationally recognised for our expertise in both business and personal immigration law

 

Family Mediation

Our mediators work with you to resolve your separation, divorce or other family problems without going to court

 

Court of Protection

The Court of Protection team advise and assist with decisions for those who do not have the mental capacity to do so

 

Wills, Probate & Life Planning

Advice on wills, probate and trust, tax planning, LPA, and estate administration

 

Motoring

Our road traffic specialists represent those accused of motoring and driving offences

 

OUR TEAM

We have over 75 employees including 8 Partners across our offices in the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne and opposite the Town Hall in South Shields.

TOP-RATED ON GOOGLE

We have more 4- and 5-star Google ratings than any other Newcastle-based solicitor
I relied on David Gray solicitors firm for my first conveyance and I could not have been happier.Everything went smooth and Anthony kept me informed at every step.I will definitely recommend this law firm and use them again.read more
Jmanuel Finelli
10:08 08 Apr 18
I had two successful (Tier 2 (general)) applications in the past with Bryony Rest. Very straightforward and never let you down. One of the best immigration adviser in the Northeast of Newcastle. Thank you so much.
We went to David Gray Solicitors asking for advice on an immigration matter. The service we received from our solicitor and his colleagues was detailed and professional. Moreover, he was happy to continue to assist us with questions and problems we had after the initial hour-long interview.read more
Fergal Leonard
14:01 20 Feb 19
Many Thanks to IRIM ALI for her excellent work and advice. It was a pleasure to deal with David Gray Solicitors. Very good communication by phone and follow up emails with enough details and guidance that guarantee a successful case.My best wishes to you allread more
Abed A. Al-zuweiri
13:18 15 Apr 19
David Gray dealt with the conveyancing for our recent house move. Our Solicitor was excellent, she kept us up to date throughout the whole process and was always easily contactable. Would definitely use again and highly recommend.read more
Elizabeth Sewell
18:41 21 Apr 19
Just like to give a massive thank you to Irfan Ali for all his help and support with our immigration case. Would like to mention that my family has always used David gray solicitors for all our immigration matters for the past 20 years, we will certainly recommend David Gray solicitors to others. Outstanding service and keep up the good work.read more
Shuhena Ali
23:21 10 May 19
Excellent service from Kay Potts and team in the property department. Efficient, helpful and very professional. Thank you!
Naomi Miller
15:16 25 Oct 18
Bryony Rest and Andrew Tague have been an absolute pleasure to work with. Very professional and dedicated individuals. I would definitely recommend them to future clients. Extremely grateful for the help they have provided.read more
Farid Ahmed
13:08 25 Sep 18
Brilliant firm, June Holmes was amazing for me. She dealt with my case professionally and her knowledge in the area was fantastic. June showed care and empathy through a very difficult and important period of my life. I could not recommend her and the firm more. Having such a great solicitor makes a big difference. June puts time and a lot of effort in. June's communication skills throughout the process was faultless. I cannot thank her and Irim Ali enough. Irim picked my case up towards the end and she was so polite and prompt in giving me updates. This was my first experience with this firm and I will always know where to come first.read more
shazan Hussain
17:26 08 May 19
Over the last year Mary Shaw has been my solicitor as I have gone through the process of divorce after 30 years of marriage. I cannot rate her highly enough (if there had been 7 stars I would have given that!). She has listened, advised and talked me through every step in such a way that I have felt completely confident that my case was in really expert hands. Because Mary really listened at the beginning to what I wanted, we have managed to get to a settlement with extremely reasonable legal fees, but also, due to her expertise, she has been able to advise me about things that I had not thought of. She has had amazing understanding and compassion about how one struggles during the process of divorce. I cannot thank Mary enough for making a really painful, difficult process so straightforward.read more
kim todd
18:36 05 Jun 17
I would fully recommend David Gray solicitors and I would like to give a big THANK YOU to Matthew Smith specifically. My family had recently sold their business and Matthew had been very helpful, professional and informative throughout the process. Selling a business is naturally a stressful process and in our case, Matthew had been very communicative which gave us reassurance and he always made sure to get back to any questions which I had. I would definitely go back to Matthew and David Gray's for future services! Many thanks again for all of your help!read more
sel w so
13:47 18 Mar 19
I am enormously impressed with David Gray Solicitors. Lesley Monkhouse’s exquisite attention to detail, in-depth knowledge of family law, extraordinary emotional support, professional excellence, unique emotional intelligence and supreme client care is exceptional. Regarding client care, prompt and immediate email response, even up to 9pm is surely beyond her call of duty, but Lesley is unique. Lesley’s excellence is replicated by the enormously talented Barrister, Elizabeth Callaghan.David Gray’s excellent client care include the intelligent Amy Lamb, who accompanies me to hearings and Amy will make a brilliant solicitor, as the world is her oyster. Amy has been a confidant, source of strength in an emotionally sapping proceeding, highly knowledgeable about family law and I consider her a friend. I highly recommend David Gray solicitors.read more
Claire Ejim
14:07 26 Feb 18
I recently purchased a small flat using David Grey solicitors and dealt with Anne Austin whom I found particularly effective and efficient. I genuinely recommend David Grey Newcastle as an effective and competative team to work with.read more
Malcolm Hill
22:14 28 Feb 19
Well what can I say!!From the second I reached out to these guys, nothing but a professional service from start to finish!!I was put at ease immediately with Emma Silburn for my plea hearing, and then Paul Harbison representing me today for special reasons.I never imagined in my wildest dreams I’d get the outcome I got!Can’t thank you guys enough!read more
Callum Howe
14:58 20 Jul 18
I’ve recently used David Gray Solicitors, and had the pleasure of dealing with Samantha Farndale. Her professional and friendly approach was balanced perfectly with her extensive knowledge, and attention to detail. She was able to provide high standards of guidance and direction, leaving me feeling comfortable and reassured throughout our interactions. I would have no issues recommending David Gray, specifically Samantha, who in my opinion is a credit to the firm, and a rising talent.Thank you.read more
Gavin Angus
17:05 23 Feb 18
My family and I would just like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude to the Newcastle team, and to Bryony Rest, especially. We started this particular journey about a decade ago, they are like family to us now. A family that really knows what they're doing. We were treated with professionalism, compassion, empathy and dignity. The price tag is worth it. The speed at which the team gets things done is truly impressive.read more
Harle Bealieve
06:44 11 May 19
David Gray Solicitors are fantastic, very professional and extremely helpful. My partner recently attended court and had Samantha Farndale as his solicitor, we can not thank Sam enough for everything she has done, from the very first day She was brilliant, she was so helpful and very understanding. My partner felt at ease knowing he had Sam with him, she was amazing in court and explained everything that was happening every step of the way. We felt Sam was incredibly professional and so friendly, it was such a comfort knowing she was there to guide my partner through such a unsettling situation. We would definitely recommend David Gray to a friend and would 100% use them again in the future if we ever had to.read more
I am very happy with the professional service received from David Gray Solicitors. Punctual, friendly and polite. Happy Customer 🙂
Patricia Hutton
16:24 18 Jan 19
As first time home owners, I can’t recommend David Gray Solicitors enough. Anne Austin provided top notch support and advice on all aspects of our purchase and generally took the worry and stress of home buying away!
Alexia Partington
18:44 21 Jan 19
We used David Gray to help us sell our old home and buy our new home. We are very grateful for the support from Kay Cowell. She answered my calls and emails almost immediately and didn't seem to get annoyed with my requests. Buying a house is a weird, stressful business but this was lessened by Kay's professionalism and niceness.read more
keith metcalf
07:20 12 Sep 18
We were helped with our Further Leave to Remain (Marriage) application by Irim Ali. Application was submitted online 4 Jan 19, documents were sent around 25 Jan 19 and the application was approved on 20 Feb 19. Irim gave very clear and easy to follow advice which allowed us to get the application and documents sorted first time. We were also very pleased with the 4 week turnaround from the home office receiving documents to approving the application, which is a credit to Irims advice. Will probably use this service again for our next application.read more
Killian McCabe
16:43 05 Mar 19
I used david gray solicitors for a family law dispute as a respondant. As any mother would agree receiving a court summons is a frightening and upsetting time! Samantha farndale (who I must highlight specifically) made the whole process from first phone call to final hearing an easy and calm process! Highly recommended solicitors from me now, reasonable pricing, professional conduct and extremely friendly to deal with. If ever I need law support I will be returning to david gray at my earliest convenience!read more
Elisha Watson
19:09 29 Jan 18
Parking is hard around here best to go to st James car park but the people working here know there job they can help u with almost everything u know what they say Shy boys get nowt
mahmood Sajawal
20:19 08 Apr 18
received quick and excellent service from andrew tague thank you
barbara mead
12:13 18 Jan 19
Mr Michael Gibson,many thanks for providing me with an excellent service,helping me by giving sufficient information and right advises. He is very professional I highly recommend him.
Mila Moha
16:19 17 Mar 18
David Gray has a group of accommodating and dedicated staff from reception to solicitors handling your case.We commend June Holmes for her exemplary service and professionalism. Since she started handling my wife's immigration case, she collated everything in order without missing anything. She's very meticulous and gave us advice accordingly with detailed information. She's very sympathetic to our situation and you can feel it when she works with you. With her skills, experience and dedication, it is guaranteed you are in good hands and we thank her for her endeavours in helping us to secure my wife's further leave to remain. During the final process of our appeal, June moved to a new department in her practice and transferred our case and all documentation to her colleague Irim Ali. Irim took our case to its final stages with absolute professionalism with the same very high standards as her colleague June. We felt very confident that we would win our case because of the professionalism of both Solicitors. Their expertise and sympathetic understanding of our situation made us feel very relaxed.We would have no hesitation in recommending David Gray Solicitors and all their colleagues to anyone who needs legal advice of any sort. It has been a trying and stressful period in our lives and we are glad that it has come to its conclusion. We thank them sincerely from our hearts for all they have done to help us. We could not have done it without them.read more
H Gartland
15:59 09 May 19
Bryony Rest and Andrew Tague have been an absolute pleasure to work with. A very professional and dedicated team. I would definitely recommend them to future clients. Extremely grateful for the help they have provided.
Farid Ahmed
13:09 25 Sep 18
I would highly recommend this company as they dealt very caring and efficiently with my case. June Holmes was extremely supportive, understanding and efficient, as well as quick in responding to my emails. When my case was taken over by Irim Ali, it was a smooth transition with the same level of efficiency and care. I felt in safe and supportive hands during this stressful time. Thank you!read more
InekeG G
18:47 10 May 19
One of Newcastle's larger and more professional solicitors.Used this company twice and they were very helpful and speedy.Will definitely use them again.
Garry Clayton
23:49 18 Mar 19
I had a most complicated case and only Miss Irim Ali sort it out. I want to say thank you very much because she has given me a new life. And if anyone has a problem I will recommend for to see Miss Irim. Great.
Karim Atia
14:29 01 Mar 19
When dealing with David Gray Solicitors, I was put in touch with Andrew, he was very professional and understanding when dealing with my query. He listened intently and recommended the best course of action to complete the writing of my Will. I'm very thankful for his positive and professional attitude when speaking with him, and I would definitely recommend Andrew to anyone who requires a Will writing service, or any legal service for that matter.read more
Barry Goodwin
14:14 11 Feb 19
Everybody who dealt with me was incredibly prompt, efficient and patient with my needs. An impressively cohesive team. Thank you!
Agustín Fernández
17:33 18 Oct 18
Sam at David Gray provided a thorough, professional and friendly service. She took the time and effort to really understand what I needed, and got the end result I was after. Really impressed
Dean Hanson
11:57 21 Aug 18
David Allen and Hannah Murray were excellent in handling our case from start to finish. They managed our case with the utmost proffesionalism and compassion. We were kept informed of every detail throughout the proceedings and we had every confidence in them at every step.If anyone finds themselves in need of a family law solicitor, David Grey Solicitors should be their first point of call. It was the best phone call I'd made.read more
keith scantlebury
11:23 14 Jul 17
I David Gray Solicitor's. Naomi Potter dealt with a divorce case on my behalf. The service and advice received was exceptional with a successfully concluded case. I would certainly use this firm again.
Christina Holt
17:36 09 Nov 17
Great team. Dealt with our case impeccably and got a great result. Very happy indeed and would recommend to anyone. Thanks to everyone who made it possible
Jessica Longstaff
15:04 24 Aug 18

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I just wanted to say a heart felt thank you for your skill, professionalism and expertise yesterday. You achieved an outcome I did not even think possible.

Client testimonial about Janice Hall - Crime & Motoring

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Your support and advice has been a great comfort this last year and half. I wish you well too.

Client testimonial about Mary Shaw - Family & Mediation

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My solicitor was June Holmes, she is not only knowledgeable but also so supportive and kind. She helped me and my husband all the way through citizenship and we both succeeded .thank you so much

Client testimonial about June Holmes - Immigration

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You offer helpful solutions at times of need, which is of course over and above the pure legal aspects of the support you provide.

Client testimonial about Ailsa Gilhespy - Mediation

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Many thanks for your advice which led us to this new application and the way to approach it.  The supporting letter was just what we wanted and I'm sure it helped convince them to issue a visa.  We are all so happy. Many thanks again for your help with this.

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest - Immigration

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Just a quick note to say thank you for all the work you did on our recent house sale and purchase. Your efficiency and regular updates were much appreciated and helped to keep our stress levels under control!

Client testimonial about Cliff Veitch - Property

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Thank you so much for your kindness and understanding when I have been in distress.

Client testimonial about Lucy Mead - Family

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You have always been on the ball and so quick to respond. We really appreciate everything you've done and needless to say we will be highly recommending you to anyone who needs a solicitor!

Client testimonial about Kay Potts - Property

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I just wanted to say what a privilege & a pleasure it has been to work with you on some of our shared allocations, & thank you for all your support & advice, which has been much appreciated.

Client testimonial about Mike Bishop - Mental Health

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There’s such a lot to thank you for, like your thoughtfulness and so very much more. So I am sending warm wishes and special thanks.My life is much richer for just knowing you. People like you make the world a nicer place.

Client testimonial about Sukhi Patter - Family

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Thank you very much for the work you did for me. In future I still want to maintain David Gray Solicitors LLP as my representatives. You are absolutely the best.

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest - Immigration

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I  have emerged with a result that I just could not have anticipated, mainly due to the in court efforts of Emma who was an absolute star in her presentation to the bench, I felt that she pushed it to the limit and was successful with her efforts.

Client testimonial about Emma Silburn - Crime

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Having successfully helped me get through my asylum application, indefinite leave to remain and currently my naturalisation, I feel you are doing an excellent service and I give credit to Irfan Ali... Thank you so much.

Client testimonial about Irfan Ali - Immigration

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Words can’t tell how much we appreciated all the help you gave us over the past few months.

Client testimonial about Elspeth Thomson - Family

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I can't praise Kay enough for the conveyancing cases she handled for me. She always updated me as soon as there was information and was proactive in following up with the mortgage company and other solicitors.  Kay couldn't have been more helpful and patient despite things changing.  She was very reassuring to talk to and knows what she's talking about. I will definitely use David Gray again.

Client testimonial about Kay Potts - Property

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Just a note to sincerely thank you for yesterday. Without you I am sure my mother-in-law would still be subject to the Section.

Client testimonial about Mike Bishop - Mental Health

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Thank you for all your help and support.

Client testimonial about Claire Hunter - Family

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Bryony, thank you from the bottom of my heart for the assistance you have provided. I have been to [my UKVCAS appointment] at the Library and everything went quite well. [The officer] said everything looked perfect and she did not have to see any hard copies (thanks to you) because she believed whatever you had uploaded was good enough. Thank you again for doing all the hard work for me. If I had to do all this I would have collapsed.

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest - Immigration

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Just a little card to say a big thank you .....Your support and encouragement over the process (as well as all the legal stuff!) has been invaluable to myself and.....if there is any way I could repay your kindness and empathy..... Many thanks, Mary, I consider you a true friend and ally!.

Client testimonial about Mary Shaw - Family

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A note to say thank you to Sukhi Patter for understanding and a most efficient service.

Client testimonial about Sukhi Patter - Family

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Just wanted to say thank you for all your support today, you really put us at ease and explained the process clearly.  You were very professional and I think you managed to get the best outcome from this situation.

Client testimonial about Sophie Allinson - Motoring & Crime

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It has been a very long and painful road to get to this point, but I can honestly say, that without the help of yourself and your firm, it most certainly would of been harder, thank you.

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest – Immigration

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Thank you for your help with this matter, it is greatly appreciated. We will not hesitate to recommend you to others.

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest - Immigration

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Thank you so much for all your guidance and support, I have really enjoyed it.

Client testimonial about Cliff Veitch - Property

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I appreciate all your time and effort, I am so happy my divorce is final. Thank you for everything and I hope to see you in the future to help me write a will.

Client testimonial about Gael Phillips - Family

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Thank you for explaining it all so well.

Client testimonial about Louise Law - Family

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I just wanted to write and thank you for all your hard work in handling my case – and for your kindness, patience and empathy.  Having you “fighting” my corner and advising me, made what was a very difficult time a little easier.  Thank you and best wishes.

Client testimonial about Elspeth Thomson - Family

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Just wanted to wish you and yours a wonderful happy Christmas. Thanks to you, my Christmas is going to be so much happier and relaxed than I thought it would be, so thank you.

Client testimonial about Mary Shaw - Family

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Thank you so much for your professional help together with your kindness, support and understanding.

Client testimonial about Ailsa Gilhespy - Family

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Thank you so much Pierrette. I really appreciate your help. It was a big help from you. Hope you have a great weekend.

Client testimonial about Pierrette Tshibuyi - Immigration

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I would like to thank Mary Shaw in particular for her excellent approach, with a balance of professionalism, pragmatism and compassion. I would rate Mary highly as a Mediator & solicitor, and have no hesitation in recommending her services.

Client testimonial about Mary Shaw - Mediation

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Just wanted to say thank you so much for doing all the work for us for. As usual you do not disappoint and do a fabulous job as always. Thanks

Client testimonial about Cliff Veitch - Wills

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Ann Austin sold my house for me. Excellent friendly service. Hassle free and very reasonably priced. Would fully recommend.

Client testimonial about Anne Austin - Property

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I was very happy with the results Emma Silburn got me

Client testimonial about Emma Silburn - Crime & Mental Health

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Thanks again for all your amazing help over the case – you helped me so much at a time that was probably the most stressful I’ve had in my life (which for the things in my background is saying something). My very best to you and your team.

Client testimonial about Jenny Carter - Family

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Many thanks for all your help and hard work in getting these orders in place.

Client testimonial about Mary Shaw - Family

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Just wanted to thank you so much for your representation today and your calming influence. Your professionalism and knowledge was second to none.

Client testimonial about Sukhi Patter - Family

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I do appreciate the skillful support you gave us, the plans that we agreed with you are working well and we are now mostly managing to avoid conflict.

Client testimonial about Sukhi Patter & Mary Shaw - Mediation

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Thank you for your help in this case, I couldn't have asked for a better result.

Client testimonial about Brian Hegarty - Crime

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We just wanted to thank you for all your help in getting our visa for us, we appreciate it so much and won't forget all your help and work during this process - thanks again.

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest – Immigration

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Our application was successful, you did a great job. You were very kind, supportive and professional. Wonderful, we really appreciate all the support.

Client testimonial about Irfan Ali - Immigration

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Thank you, …….. for your help and professionalism during this process

Client testimonial about Sukhi Patter - Mediation

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Thanks for all your help and support, we are eternally grateful.

Client testimonial about June Holmes - Immigration

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Thanks Bryony, without you it wouldn't have been done.

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest - Immigration

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Really impressed. Thanks for everything.

Client testimonial about Michael Gibson - Crime

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I feel relieved and happy, I was helped by David Gray Solicitors to apply for settlement, I got the outcome so quick; it took less than 3 months.  Irim put in a lot of work and time to help me and updated me quickly.  A big thanks to all the staff in the office.

Client testimonial about Irim Ali - Immigration

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Thank you so much for everything and more...

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest - Immigration

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The case was articulated with great clarity and skill by Mrs. Silburn (to whom we are very grateful)

Client testimonial about Emma Silburn - Mental Health

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We wanted to say a MASSIVE THANK YOU for all your efforts in helping us achieve a successful application, which means the world to us!

Client testimonial about Pierrette Tshibuyi - Immigration

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Mary, thank you very much for all the time and effort you have put in to get me to this good place now.

Client testimonial about Mary Shaw - Family