Julianne Askins

Head of Family Department


Career and Qualifications

  • Teesside University LLB Hons
  • York School of Law
  • Qualified in 2003
  • Partnership in 2007


  • Member of Resolution
  • Domestic Violence Accredited
  • Trained Mediator

Specialist Qualifications

  • Law Society Children’s Panel

Julianne joined the firm as a paralegal in 2000.  She went on to qualify as a solicitor in 2003 and found the work in our Family Department the most satisfying.

Julianne became a partner in 2007 and now heads the Family Department.

Julianne particularly specialises in child cases where there are problems with social services and advises not only the parents, but also relatives and  friends in relation to Special Guardianship Orders

She is on the Children Panel and is also Domestic Violence Accredited.  Her experience of family law led her to recognise the importance of mediation and she became a trained Mediator in June 2015.