About Askews

Askews offices on Borough Road, Middlesbrough

Welcome to Askews

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

The original practice was established in 1933, and the principles of quality client service and professional excellence on which the practice was founded remain at the core of Askews Solicitors today. 

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 personal but efficient and cost effective.

The quality of our legal advice and our friendly straightforward approach to client service is rewarded with the many recommendations our existing clients give us (take a look at What Our Clients Say) and personally to their colleagues and friends. It is our team that delivers that service to you, and we are committed to invest in the ongoing training and development of our people.

We’ve achieved Legal Services Commission Franchise Awards for our Personal Injury, Debt and Employment Departments, giving further independent evidence of our quality approach. You’re welcome to explore our site to find out more about us.

If you think we may be able to help you, please get in touch with us to discuss your situation and arrange an initial meeting.

Askews Solicitors is a firm of solicitors of England and Wales regulated by the Solicitors Regulations Authority. Full details of the Authority's rules can be accessed by the following link www.guide.lawsociety.org.uk.

Services


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Property

Askews have a long and successful tradition of helping navigate the legal minefield of property transactions. Whether you are a first-time-buyer or moving to pastures new, Askews have the experience to help you every step of the conveyancing-way.

Latest News


Recruitment candidates

We're Recruiting!

July 3, 2018

LPC Graduate position in Residential Conveyancing
LPA EPA application refunds

LPA EPA application refunds

February 14, 2018

If you applied to register a lasting or enduring power of attorney with the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2017 and paid an application fee, you could be due a partial refund.
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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