About Askews Solicitors

Askews Solicitors has a long and successful history in providing advice and support to SMEs across the Tees Valley area from its offices in Redcar and Middlesbrough on a broad range of legal matters that impact upon all businesses big or small, including employment law, dispute resolution and commercial property law.

Askews has a highly regarded employment law practice and can offer SMEs advice on all areas of employment law including advice and assistance regarding the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, as well as general employment law matters including:

  • Redundancies
  • Absence management
  • Contracts and handbooks
  • Settlement agreements
  • Exit strategies
  • Restructures
  • Transfers of undertaking (TUPE)
  • Discrimination
  • Unfair Dismissal
  • Disciplinary Investigations & Hearings
  • Employment tribunals
  • Unfair dismissal & Constructive Dismissal

Our experienced litigation lawyers can also offer SMEs commercial dispute resolution services such as assistance in recovering outstanding debts, advice on contractual disputes arising out of the current pandemic or otherwise, or those in need of help in bringing or defending court action. Our specialist lawyers have extensive expertise across a range of areas including:

  • Contract disputes
  • Debt recovery
  • Court proceedings
  • Landlord and tenant disputes (including possession proceedings)
  • Settlement agreements
  • Professional negligence

Our experienced property lawyers can deal with all aspects of commercial property transactions including, but not limited to:

  • Sales, purchases and transfers of commercial premises (freehold or leasehold)
  • Sale and purchase of businesses
  • Leases – New, renewals, extensions, surrenders, assignments or under-lettings
  • Sale of commercial premises subject to leases
  • Acquisitions involving secured lending
  • Commercial plot sales
  • Agricultural property
  • General title advice and drafting of ancillary documents relating to Easements, Deeds of variation and Wayleave agreements.

Askews can also offer advice to Commercial Landlords and Tenants on matters concerning lease renewal, rent reviews, break clauses, dilapidations and the many obligations normally taken on by a Tenant of business premises.

Name: Michelle Hunter

Contact Number: 01642 777676

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