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Our Middlesbrough office is based  at Unit 5, Roseberry Court, Stokesley Business Centre, Stokesley, Middlesbrough TS9 5QT

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0330 0539147

Scott Taylor

Scott Taylor


Ciara Smith

Ciara Smith


Julian Gaskin

Julian Gaskin


Mark Lennard

Mark Lennard

Legal Clerk

Max Hornigold

Max Hornigold


Imogen Cox

Imogen Cox

Solicitor Advocate

Danielle Hewitt

Danielle Hewitt


Our Experience

Headed by the Director Scott Taylor, our Middlesbrough based team have become nationally recognised as one of the country’s leading experts in Employment Law, Personal Injury, Regulatory Law, Police Law, Private Crime, Family Law and Inquests .

Scott Taylor is known across the UK for his unequivocal knowledge, exceptional litigation skills and personable approach to all his clients.  This ethos is transparent across the entire team who take pride in representing Taylor Law.

Scott has worked closely with Individuals and Businesses large and small helping them with all Employment related matters from tribunals, grievance procedures, unfair dismissal, and whistleblowing to name but a few.

Our Middlesbrough office has a large Personal Injury department and have represented Individuals in their claim for compensation due to an accident that was not their fault.  Scott Taylor is one of the country’s specialists in catastrophic injury and has managed to gain awards for his clients in the millions.

As panel appointed solicitors for the Police Federation of England and Wales, Taylor Law advise on all Police Law relating enquires including Employment, Discipline, Crime, Pension, Injury on Duty and Pension matters to name but a few.

Senior solicitor, Julian Gaskin, leads our Regulatory Law.   With over 30 years experience Julian’s team has gained vast experience working alongside large organisations such as Environment Agency, Trading Standards, Health Care Products Regulatory Agency, Health and Safety Executives and HM Revenue and Customs.

Solicitor, Max Hornigold specialises in Employment Law, Personal Injury, Civil Claims and Police Law. Max has dealt with a wide range of Employment Law matters, both for the Employer and for the Employee. These matters include but are not limited to Unfair Dismissal Claims, Wrongful Dismissal Claims, Age/Race/Disability Discrimination, Redundancy, Harassment Claims and breaches of the Human Rights Act. He is also experienced in dealing with settlement agreements.

Ciara Smith has worked in the legal profession for a number of years, qualifying as a Police Station Accredited Representative in 2011 and as a Solicitor in 2017. Ciara specialises in criminal defence and police misconduct matters.  She defends clients on behalf of the Police Federation of England & Wales, representing Police Officers in criminal, employment and police discipline procedures.

Formerly a Duty Solicitor in the Police Station and Magistrates Court, Ciara has a wealth of experience dealing with a wide range of cases from offences of murder, assault and sexual allegations to motoring offences. Ciara has experience in presenting cases of Special Reasons and Exceptional Hardship in circumstances where potential driving disqualifications may arise. Being accused of a criminal offence and/or misconduct can be an intimidating experience and Ciara is able to be to provide clients with professional and accurate advice whilst ensuring the client feels supported and reassured so that the best possible outcome is achieved.

Danielle Hewitt has worked in the legal profession for 20 years, qualifying as Police Station Representative in 2003, a CILEX Advocate in 2010 and a Duty Solicitor in 2012. Danielle specialises in Criminal Defence and Police Misconduct.  She is a Trial advocate and has gained substantial experience over the years representing Clients in the Magistrates Court and Youth Court.  Danielle is known for her approachable manner  and decisive approach in getting the best possible result for her clients.

Danielle has extensive knowledge and experience dealing with a wide range of Criminal Offences including Complex fraud matters, Murders and serious Assaults, Large drug conspiracies and Sexual offences. Danielle has a keen interest in Road Traffic Law and has successfully represented many Clients throughout her career in legal arguments and Trials in this area.

Imogen Cox is a Solicitor-Advocate specialising in criminal defence and motoring law and takes on a full range of cases, from complex drug matters to sexual offences and murder. Her motoring cases range from complex drink driving matters, up to and including serious and fatal motoring cases in the Magistrates’ and Crown Courts. She has a proven track record for saving client’s driving licenses even in the most complex and challenging cases.

Mark Lennard is a Legal Clerk at Taylor Law. Having served 30 years with the Police, Mark gained a vast knowledge of Criminal Law and was a highly experienced Police Investigator within CID and other specialist roles dealing with serious and complex matters.

He has investigated an extensive range of criminal offences on a local, national and international level and has been the Senior Investigating Officer in his role as Detective Sergeant both within Cleveland Police and the National Crime Squad.

Our team has extensive experience in the following services:-

Civil Claims


Employment Law

Family Law


Motoring & Driving Defence

Police Law

Personal Injuries including catastrophic injuries

Regulatory Services

Wills & Probate.

Pensions including Injury whilst on Duty

Taylor Law strive to represent clients to the highest possible standard. We recognise that your case is important to you andpride ourselves on our professional, caring approach and ensure our clients receive the personal attention they deserve for the best possible outcome.

Taylor Law Mission 

*Excellence in everything we do *Remain leaders in our professional expertise *Deliver outstanding quality and service to our clients *Offer straightforward and accurate advice *Provide a supportive and friendly environment *Well trained and motivated staff that are proud to work for Taylor Law

No matter where you are, Don’t Stand Alone, we’re here for you!


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