John Barkers

Solicitors in East Riding of Yorkshire

At John Barker Solicitors, we are proud to offer our legal services to the people of East Riding of Yorkshire. We have been providing legal advice and representation in a wide range of areas for over 130 years. Our expertise ranges from family law, conveyancing, wills and probate through to commercial dispute resolution and more. Furthermore, our rates are highly competitive so you can be sure that you will be getting great value for your money.

The Areas We Cover Include: Family Law, Conveyancing, Wills and Probate, Commercial Disputes Resolution, Employment Law Advice and Representation.

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John Barkers Solicitors Serving Hull

Serving East Riding of Yorkshire

Our solicitors are fully qualified and accredited, giving you the assurance of quality legal support every time. We are dedicated to delivering exceptional client care with a personalised service tailored to your individual needs. Furthermore, we are proud to offer a free legal advice clinic, providing initial advice without charge.

We believe that everyone should have access to quality and reliable legal advice, no matter their background. That’s why our team is committed to helping you understand your rights and obligations under the law. We always strive to provide an approachable and understanding service in order for our clients to make informed decisions about their case.

East Riding of Yorkshire Information

East Riding of Yorkshire is a county located in the North of England, and is part of the Yorkshire and the Humber region. It borders with Lincolnshire to the south, South Yorkshire to the west and North Yorkshire to the north. The county covers an area of 998 square miles, making it one of the largest counties in England. Its population numbers just over 600,000 people according to estimates from 2020.

Location and Motorway Access

East Riding of Yorkshire has excellent motorway connections thanks to its proximity to major roads such as the M62, which runs east-west along its northern boundary. Other key roads include: A63 (east-west), A15 (north-south) and A1079 (north-east). The Humber Bridge is a key transport link, linking the East Riding with North Lincolnshire.


East Riding of Yorkshire has excellent access to national and international markets through the region’s airports, sea ports and rail networks. Humberside Airport offers daily flights to domestic and European destinations. Hull Port is one of the UK’s largest deepwater ports, providing direct access to Europe via roll-on/roll-off ferries operated by P&O Ferries. In addition, there are numerous freight operators throughout the county offering road access both domestically and abroad.


The East Riding of Yorkshire is an area identified for growth by the government. It contains a variety of industries including food processing, engineering, renewable energy and chemicals. Hull is home to major employers such as Siemens and BP, while companies such as Arla Foods and ABP Food Group employ thousands in Bridlington.


East Riding of Yorkshire has an estimated population of over 600,000 people according to estimates from 2020. The county’s largest towns are Beverley (population 24,000), Hedon (population 19,000) and Goole (population 18,000). The county has an overall younger population than the UK average, making it an attractive proposition for investors.

Investment in the Area

The East Riding of Yorkshire is one of the top locations for new businesses and investment. There are a number of schemes designed to encourage investment in the area from both large and small businesses. These include Invest Hull – which offers grants and loans to help start-up companies – as well as a range of incentives from local authorities such as free business advice services and access to finance.

Overall, East Riding of Yorkshire provides excellent motorway access, logistics infrastructure and an array of industries offering excellent potential for investment. With its population of over 600,000 people, the county has a younger age profile than the UK average and provides investors with a wealth of opportunities.