Baker Street:01642 244666
Baker Street, Middlesbrough
Borough Road:01642 252555
Borough Road, Middlesbrough
Guisborough:01287 635151
Market Place, Guisborough
Hartlepool:01429 743300
Venture Court, Hartlepool
Stokesley:01642 712132
10 Bridge Road, Stokesley

Childcare Law

We know that any event or circumstance resulting in Social Services engaging with you or your family at any level, can be stressful, and even intimidating. We understand the uncertainties and frustrations connected to that, and we aim to help parents, relatives and children to understand all of the issues in each individual case, and to give them skilled representation, allowing them to resolve matters succefully.

Our team at Freers Askew Bunting is highly respected, both locally and throughout the North East. Our team of skilled negotiators and strong advocates strive to conclude any case as swiftly as possible, and address emergency cases immediately. We understand the importance of discretion, and discussions are in confidence.

We have specialist lawyers who include members of the nationally recognised Family Law Advanced Accreditation Scheme and the Children Law Scheme, approved by the Law Society, and we can assist in obtaining LEGAL AID.

Some of the cases that our specialist team are involved in are as follows:

  • Care Proceedings: Care Orders, Supervision Orders, and Emergency Orders
  • Special Guardianship Orders
  • Child Arrangements Orders: Contact and Residence Orders, and Parental Responsibility
  • Child Protection: Social Services Conferences, Legal Meeting, PLO meetings, Child in Need
  • Child Prohibited Steps Orders
  • Family Assistance Orders
  • Grandparent's rights
  • Domestic violence and abuse
  • Child abduction cases including international Hague Convention applications
  • Forced marriage
  • Adoption
  • Fostering
  • Courts: Family Court, High Court and Court of Appeal in London

Assessments for eligibility for Legal Aid are free of charge, and initial costs estimates can be provided for privately paid matters.

Please contact us to discuss your needs.

"From initial contact, they were professional and made me feel at ease."

March, 2018

"From start to finish, I was well informed and would definitely recommend this firm to others."

January, 2018

Contact Us

Baker Street

Freers Askew Bunting Solicitors, 19/25 Baker Street, Middlesbrough, TS1 2LF
01642 244666

Borough Road

Freers Askew Bunting Solicitors, 56-62 Borough Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 2JH
01642 252555


Freers Askew Bunting Solicitors, The Buck, 4 Market Place, Guisborough, TS14 6HF
01287 635151


Freers Askew Bunting Solicitors, Hub 1, The Innovation Centre, Venture Court, Queens Meadow Business Park, Hartlepool TS25 5TG
01429 743300


Freers Askew Bunting Solicitors, Commercial House, 10 Bridge Road, Stokesley, Middlesbrough, TS9 5AA
01642 712132

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Freers Askew Bunting Solicitors Ltd is a limited company, registered in England and Wales under company number 09296681. Registered Office: 19-25 Baker Street, Middlesbrough, TS1 2LF

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