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As a leading law firm, our work covers all aspects of law for individuals, businesses, charities and not-for-profit organisations. Our clients are as diverse as the work we do; and we always make sure we personalise our service to meet your needs. Our core legal services are enhanced by an extensive range of specialisations.
Our size, resources and sheer range of specialist expertise means that whatever legal services you need, we can look after you. We have offices in Cambridge, Milton Keynes and Northampton, but should your legal requirements extend further you will be reassured to learn that as founder members of LawExchange International, our global reach extends throughout Europe, North America, Asia, South America and Australia.
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Uncertainties surrounding the scheme that will govern the UK’s cross-border trading outside the EU will be with us for a while yet, so businesses need to consider building flexibility into their commercial agreements for the foreseeable future. Dominic Hopkins, head of Disputes and Litigation at Hewitsons, discusses the issues.
16 February 2018Read in full
The High Court has recently refused permission to a widow to bring her claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family & Dependents) Act 1975 out of time, where the claim was over 10 years too late (Sargeant v Sargeant & Anor  EWHC 8 (Ch)). Tiffany Wiggett of Hewitsons discusses the case.
12 January 2018Read in full
Much has been said of the prospect of a shower of litigation raining down on the English civil justice system as the UK departs the EU arena, stage right. But, will this be how events unfold? Dominic Hopkins of Hewitsons discusses the issues.
27 December 2017Read in full
Law firm Hewitsons continues to lead the way in key practice areas across East Anglia, East Midlands and the South East, as it is recognised as a ‘Top-Tier Firm’ in the latest Legal 500 rankings.
13 October 2017Read in full
Newly introduced legal rules could potentially have a ‘serious impact’ on businesses trying to recover debts from individuals, law firm Hewitsons has warned.
9 October 2017Read in full