Making An Employment Tribunal Claim When Your Employer Has Gone Bust

This situation is not uncommon in disputes between employees and their employers. Typically, an employee’s claim (for something like, say, unfair dismissal) will be nearing the stage of a final Hearing when they find out that their boss has called in the administrators. In some cases this may be an unhappy coincidence, but in others… Read more

Alderson Law Awarded 21st Consecutive Lexcel Quality Standard

We were the first Solicitors Practice in Northumberland to be awarded the Lexcel Quality Standard back in 1998 — and one of the first firms in the North of England — and we have recently passed another audit, making this our 21st consecutive year. Lexcel is a Quality Assurance standard for the legal profession and… Read more

Alderson Receives 5 Star Review

‘Fantastic Service’ Thank you Brian for your recent feedback on ReviewSolicitors about the service you received from our firm through Gillian; ‘Fantastic service. I have been using this solicitors for about 8 years. For numerous house purchases, and I have always dealt with Gillian and her secretaries. Over the years they have been fantastic. She… Read more

Julie Nicholson

Alderson’s Exceptional Family Law Review

‘Exceptional – Five Star’ Thank you to our client for their recent feedback on ReviewSolicitors about the service received from our firm through Julie Nicholson; ‘Julie was an absolutely fantastic source of legal advice and representation. During all of our meetings she showed empathy towards me and actually went out of her way to minimise… Read more

BikeWise; Triumph Review North East Lifestyle Magazine May 2019

Mark Hipkin practises at Alderson Law LLP in sunny Whitley Bay (it’s always sunny in Whitley Bay!). He is a Partner/Joint Head of the Personal Injury & Civil Litigation Department and welcomes your emails or calls on the law (or your biking experiences) at or 0191 253 3509. This month I had the pleasure… Read more

Second Black Belt for Alderson Law Partner

Mark Hipkin receives his Second Dan in Tang Soo Do Personal Injury Partner, Mark Hipkin, was delighted to receive his Tang Soo Do Second Dan Grade from 82 year old Korean Grand Master, Kang Uk Lee, at a recent ceremony in Halifax. Mark explains “Tang Soo Do is a Korean karate style that involves some… Read more

Alderson Law Staff On The Run

Blyth Links Inaugural Parkrun This Easter weekend saw the inaugural Blyth Links parkrun a 5km 2½ lap circuit of the sea front starting near the Coastline Café and ending at the multi coloured beach huts on the promenade. An impressive field of 342 runners included Alderson Law Partner Graham Shannon and his secretary Dawn Elsender; Dawn… Read more

Mark Hipkin

Our Personal Injury Specialist for Biking Accidents

Don’t Let Your Insurance Company Choose Your Solicitor You do not have to let your insurance company appoint your solicitor following an accident. It is your choice to make. Choose wisely and appoint a specialist lawyer. Mark Hipkin  is one of our Partners here at Alderson Law, he specialises in serious personal injury claims following… Read more

Northumberland Day 26th May 2019

As Northumberland’s largest law firm offering legal advice for you, your family, home and business we are proud to be supporting Northumberland Day, 26th May, again this year. #AldersonLaw #TrustNorthumberlandsLargestLawFirm For anyone who wants to know how a business can very simply celebrate Northumberland Day and show their pride in the… Posted by Northumberland Day on Thursday,… Read more

Julie Nicholson

No Fault Divorce

Parliament Allows No Fault Divorce Julie Nicholson, comments on parliament’s decision to allow No Fault divorce ‘I am pleased that the government have listened to the legal profession and are making this change. No longer having to allocate blame will help all members of a family going through a divorce as they try to create… Read more