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.
The original practice of Askew & Askew was founded 77 years ago by the late father; and uncle of David Askew. The principles of quality client service and professional excellence on which the practice was founded remain at the core of Askews today. What has changed is the way in which we bring that quality of service and professional excellence to you.
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.
The quality of our legal advice and our friendly straightforward approach to client service is rewarded with the many personal recommendations our existing clients give 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 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.
Askews have a long and successful tradition of helping clients to navigate the legal minefield of property transactions. Whether you are a private individual, house builder or a business looking to relocate employees, Askews have the experience and expertise to help you.
Litigation can involve anything where two or more people are in dispute (and very often it’s about money). At Askews, we can advise you about your rights and whether you are likely to achieve what you’re looking for. Whether through the Courts, in mediation or just through discussion and communications with others, we can help you to sort out your problems.
Our wills and probate team can give you friendly, professional and efficient legal advice on all kinds of trust and probate issues, such as:
Having problems at work or losing your job can be extremely upsetting. We provide friendly and professional advice so that you can find out what your rights are. We can help you to take action to change your situation - or to receive fair compensation for what’s happened.
Whatever your problem at work, call and see if we can help.
August 1, 2017On 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.
February 24, 2017Despite 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.
December 6, 2016In 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