Private Client

11 AUGUST 2023

What is a Lasting Power of Attorney and why should I have one?

A lasting power of attorney is a legal document that allows you to appoint one or more people to make decisions on your behalf during your lifetime, should you be unable to do so for yourself.

Private Client

09 AUGUST 2023

Reasons to make a Will

A Will is a legal document that sets out instructions for who will inherit your estate and what should happen after you die.

Private Client

01 AUGUST 2023

Digital Assets – What happens to them upon death?

As the world is becoming more digital, have you thought about what will happen to your digital assets when you pass away? You may have more digital assets than you think, so it is important to know what they are and what will happen to them.

Family Law

24 MAY 2022

No Fault Divorce

On the 6th April 2022 new legislation – the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act – came into power with the intention of removing some of the issues which can make the end of a marriage acrimonious, with the creation of ‘no fault’ divorces.


02 MARCH 2022

Increased Land Registration Fees – How Will This Affect You?

From 31 January 2022, HM Land Registry increased some of its land registration fees, for the first time since 2009. What Changes have been made? All purchases, transfers, leases and other applications for registration will be subject to the new fees.


22 JANUARY 2022

The End of the Tax Year Is Looming… What Is Buy-To-Let Capital Gains Tax?

Capital gains tax is a tax that is paid on the gain (profit) you make when selling a buy to let property and this needs to be include in your self-assessment tax return. If you have lived in the property as your main home at any time during ownership, working out the tax due is more complicated.


01 DECEMBER 2021

Freers Askew Bunting Solicitors Have Further Expanded With the Acquisition of Storey & Co Solicitors

Longstanding law firm Freers Askew Bunting Solicitors have further expanded with the acquisition of the well-respected Stokesley law firm, Storey & Co Solicitors. The acquisition of Storey & Co forms part of the firm’s recent growth, as it follows on from the successful launch of their Hartlepool office earlier this year.

Private Client

02 DECEMBER 2020

Why Make a Will?

We understand that many people put off the often difficult task of future planning, and speaking with your loved ones regarding life after death is not necessarily the top of your conversation list. However it’s an important discussion to have, as ultimately, you should be the one to decide where your assets and belongings go to when you’re no longer here.


22 FEBRUARY 2019

Raising Funds for Teesside Hospice

Freers Askew Bunting Solicitors proudly supported Teesside Hospice during their Will Month campaign. Throughout January, we were given the opportunity to support a local charity – Teesside Hospice, by offering our legal services for free to those wishing to make will through the ‘Will Month’ initiative and instead, asked clients to donate to Teesside Hospice.