Whether you are a private individual, house builder or a business looking to relocate employees, Askews have the experience and expertise to help you.


Whether through the Courts, in mediation or just through discussion and communications with others, we can help you to sort out your problems.

Wills & Probate

Our wills and probate team can give you friendly, professional and efficient legal advice on all kinds of trust and probate issues.


Having problems at work or losing your job can be extremely upsetting. We provide friendly and professional advice so that you can know your rights.

Welcome to Askews Solicitors

If you need high quality, friendly and cost-effective legal advice, then you’ve come to the right place. Askews is a leading 3 partner independent firm of Solicitors which meets the legal needs of corporate and private clients throughout the North East of England.

We aim to be open and up front in everything we do (including talking about our fees). What’s more, we continue to invest in technology, training and systems development to ensure you benefit from a legal service that’s both personal and cost effective.

Meeting a solicitor — What you’ll need

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Personal Injury

What you’ll need

Your National Insurance number, the date of the accident and names & addresses of those directly involved are the basic details required to begin your case.

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Employment Law

What you’ll need

Items such as your National Insurance number (if an employee), contract of employment and any documents regarding the dispute are vital.

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What you’ll need

Property address(es), estate agent and lender information are required in your conveyancing matter.

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Wills and Probate

What you’ll need

The information is required will vary depending on the type help you require.

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Latest News

Employment Tribunal fees ruled unlawful

Employment Tribunal fees ruled unlawful

August 1, 2017

On 26 July 2017 the Supreme Court  in London ruled unanimously that the government’s fee regime for the Employment Tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunal is unlawful and must be quashed.
Revenge Eviction

Revenge Eviction

February 24, 2017

Despite the Act coming into force more than one year ago, many tenants and landlords are still not aware that so called ‘revenge eviction’ or ‘retaliation eviction’ is unlawful.
Employment Unintended Consequences

New Job Role and Unintended Consequences

December 6, 2016

In law, an employee can claim a dismissal has occurred if an employer terminates the particular contract under which the employee is working. So long as the termination is by the employer alone, and is not by mutual agreement, the dismissal may be unfair
Understanding Powers of Attorney EPA/LPA

Understanding Powers of Attorney EPA/LPA

October 31, 2016

Understanding Powers of Attorney EPA/LPA
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Askews launch new website

May 20, 2016

We are excited to announce the launch of our new, easy to navigate website.

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