Alderson Law are currently the largest Law Firm in Northumberland.

Company/Commercial

We offer expertise in Company Law and Procedure for a range of businesses, including advice on Partnership and Business Law, Business start ups, Disputes and the Law relating to Licensing. We have an active,broad and experienced property department. Our services are efficient, tailored to our clients’ needs, and a cost effective alternative to larger city centre practices.

Contact: grahamshannon@aldersonlaw.co.uk

Contact: traceymurray@aldersonlaw.co.uk

Crime

Headed by Paul Dunn and assisted by John Monkhouse and Penny Hall, the Firm has a well deserved reputation for its tenacity and skill in both the Magistrates and Crown Courts, having been involved in a number of high profile cases in recent years. Year round “24/7” representation at Police Stations gives us a further edge on our competitors.

Contact: pauldunn@aldersonlaw.co.uk

Conveyancing/Property

We have a significant National  Residential and Commercial Conveyancing Practice. A quality service at a realistic price is our bottom line. Our Conveyancing Department benefits from the latest tools in Information Technology whilst maintaining the “personal touch” which keeps our clients returning time and again. We are  also able to offer advice in relation to Landlord and Tenant Law.

We are approved members of the Law Society ‘Conveyancing Quality Scheme’ which means that we meet the high standards the Law Society sets to ensure that we give our clients a professional and quality Conveyancing Service.

Commercial Contact: traceymurray@aldersonlaw.co.uk

Residential Contact: susanheron@aldersonlaw.co.uk

Debt Recovery

Our Litigation Department offers a fast and effective debt recovery service for both individual and commercial clients. We provide a range of fee options and fully understand from experience, the practicalities of recovering debt quickly and cost effectively.

Contact: traceymurray@aldersonlaw.co.uk

Employment

We have considerable experience in advising both Employers and Employees in all aspects of Employment Law including the preparation and review of contractual documentation, policies and procedures, Tribunal Representation and Dispute Resolution. Whether an Employer or Employee, we are committed to providing cost effective and timely advice tailored to your individual needs. We are able to offer a wide range of Funding options including ” No Win, No Fee”.

Contact: grahamshannon@aldersonlaw.co.uk

Family

Our Family Lawyers have earned an enviable reputation for the sympathetic way in which they advise clients at often harrowing times in their lives, dealing with Divorce and Separation, Financial Matters, Children and Child Care Law. Susan Johnson is a member of the Law Society’s Family Law Panel and is a Resolution Accredited Specialist. Guy Goodings and Helen Organ are both  members of the Law Society Children Panel whilst Julie Nicholson has been a member of the Law Society Advanced Family Panel since 2004 and is the only member in North Tyneside.

Contact: susanjohnson@aldersonlaw.co.uk

Contact: guygoodings@aldersonlaw.co.uk

Contact: maureendunlop@aldersonlaw.co.uk

Contact: helenorgan@aldersonlaw.co.uk

Contact: julienicholson@aldersonlaw.co.uk

Housing

We advise both Landlords and Tenants on all matters of Housing Law and have particular experience in Landlord and Tenant disputes. Our team has a broad range of experience of housing issues and in Litigation in the  County Court, dealing with mortgage and rent arrears, possession proceedings, disrepair and eviction.

Contact: traceymurray@aldersonlaw.co.uk

Litigation

Our Litigation Department provides a comprehensive service backed by a wide range of funding options in Clinical Negligence, Consumer Law, Defamation, Employment Law and Personal Injury. We offer a fast and efficient service to both Claimants and Defendants, Applicants and Respondents, aided by the latest Information Technology as well as an awareness, based upon considerable experience, of client needs and demands in an increasingly Litigious Society. We also offer a comprehensive Agency service to our Solicitor colleagues.

Contact: grahamshannon@aldersonlaw.co.uk

Contact : markhipkin@aldersonlaw.co.uk

Prison Law

Alderson Dodds Prison Law department is headed by Shirley Noble, one of the regions most respected Prison Law Practitioners. Shirley has a client based approach which underpins the philosophy of the department. She is supported in Criminal Appeal work by Paul Dunn.

Contact:  shirleynoble@aldersonlaw.co.uk

Wills & Probate

We provide practical and straightforward advice with a personal touch in the drafting of Wills, the Administration of Estates after death, and Tax Planning. We have acted as Executors of  Wills for over 100 years and have accumulated a wealth of experience in this area of Law. We are also able to provide advice in Estate Planning and in relation to Care Home fees.

Contact: lydiamccaslin@aldersonlaw.co.uk