Blacks Solicitors LLP

Blacks is an independent firm of solicitors formed in 1989 from the merger of three firms of well respected Leeds solicitors, whose history goes back to the late 1800's.

Blacks is a well balanced practice able to meet the needs of both private and corporate clients and dealing principally in property work.

Blacks property department operates under the name of Blacks Direct and has been specialising in Equity Release work for well over 10 years. We are therefore delighted to be one of the original members of ERSA.

Since the mid 1990's we have invested heavily in IT to enable Blacks Direct to deliver all the benefits of modern technology and to provide a fast and efficient conveyancing service, for the benefit of our clients.

Our aim is to improve the conveyancing experience for our clients by:-

  1. A Team dedicated purely to Equity Release matters.
  2. Individual fee earners allocated to each client.
  3. Personal consultation for each client with a qualified Lawyer with the necessary specialist knowledge and understanding of Equity Release.
  4. All client communication is tailored to our clients specific requirements either by post, fax or e-mail.
  5. Fixed fees and no completion/no fee.
  6. Regular reporting of key events to clients.

We are confident that with all these features, we can provide a fast, efficient and less stressful experience for the benefit of our Equity Release clients.

Equity Release is a specialist area of the Law and clients need specialist advice. Blacks will protect their clients best interests at all times.

If you would like further information on our Equity Release service or related issues please contact Simon Cooper or David Hodgson on 0113 2071085 or by e-mail or via our main website

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