North Yorkshire Office

Set in the stunning surroundings of the Aske Hall estate, our North Yorkshire office at Aske Hall Stables is located 1.5 miles North of Richmond.

Aske Hall is a Grade I listed Georgian country house, only 15 minutes from the A1 at Scotch Corner providing easy access from Leeds, York and Newcastle. There is ample free parking available.

Opened in 2010, the Silk Family Law North Yorkshire office and team have established an outstanding national reputation for expertise in landed estates and farming cases, both of which often involve disputes relating to trust assets, valuation and liquidity.

Founding partner Margaret Simpson is recognised by both independent UK legal guides (Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners) as a band one / leading individual within the family law profession. Working alongside Margaret in Yorkshire is family law partner Teresa Davidson who heads up our Leeds office, and family law partner Harriet Reid, who has spent her career of thirty years in family law and frequently advises on complicated farming and partnership matters, often with technical land ownership issues and complex children matters.

Our North Yorkshire team of family law specialists can advise on all aspects family law including:

• Divorce / separation
• Finance
• Children (live with orders, adoption, abduction and special guardianship)
• Child support
• Nuptial agreements
• Cohabitation agreements / disputes
• Civil partnerships
• Inheritance Act claims
• Injunctive / emergency relief.