Simon Askew

Litigation / Managing Director

Simon graduated from Newcastle University in 1995 having studied history. He then studied law in Newcastle and at the College of Law, York before joining his family firm in 1997.

Simon was made a partner in the litigation department in June 2001 and now combines his fee earning work with management of the firm.

Simon is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and a member of the Law Society Personal Injury Accreditation Scheme.


Kieron Doran

Litigation / Director

Kieron studied law at and graduated from Warwick University before completing his legal studies at the College of Law in York. He is originally from Liverpool but has lived and worked in the area since 1996, qualifying as a solicitor in 1998.

Kieron specialises in litigation and predominantly personal injury claims arising from any type of accident and over the years has experience of a significant number of claims including many high value claims.

He is a member of the Law Society’s Personal Injury Accreditation Scheme and has been a partner / director of Askews Solicitors since 2006.


Tracy Clark

Litigation Executive

Tracy has worked in a legal environment since 1987.  She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives.

After working for a leading national Personal Injury firm from 1999 to 2014, Tracy joined Askews in 2015, as a Litigation Executive.

Tracy is proud to have remained in the North East, acting for local people.   She brings her vast legal knowledge to the firm, dealing with all aspects of Personal Injury claims.