We pride ourselves on delivering an outstanding service to a wide range of individuals, businesses and institutions including charities, educational and sports bodies. The firm’s size and breadth of specialisms means each client receives the focus it requires. We operate UK wide and have worldwide reach via our network of independent law firms, LawExchange International.

Address: Shakespeare House, 42 Newmarket Road, Cambridge
Postcode: CB5 8EP
Country: United Kingdom
Website: http://www.hewitsons.com
Membership type:Corporate 51+ (£1,000+VAT pa)

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, London, 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.

Our areas of service include, but are not limited to, the following:

Agriculture & Estates
Food & Rural Business
Banking & Finance
Charities & Philanthropy
Corporate Business
Dispute Resolution & Litigation
Owner Managed Businesses
Public Sector
Real Estate Development
Residential Property
Tax & Trusts
Wills and Powers of Attorney

Alex Wensor

Hewitsons grows Agriculture & Rural Property team

Law firm Hewitsons has further strengthened its distinguished Agriculture & Rural Property team with the appointment of Solicitor Alex Wensor.

19 April 2019Read in full

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What to look out for in event sponsorship agreements

Large sporting events need funding, and an efficient and commercial way to secure this is through sponsors, advises Ben Moorhead of Hewitsons.

12 March 2019Read in full

Jennifer Koch and Abbie Wiseman

Hewitsons expands Private Wealth and Agriculture teams

Hewitsons has further strengthened two of its distinguished specialist teams in Cambridge with new appointments, as the law firm continues to invest heavily in legal talent.

8 March 2019Read in full

Neil Harpham

Hewitsons advises on the sale of significant medical diagnostic business

Hewitsons recently acted for the owners of United Open MRI Limited (United Open) on the sale of the shares in the company to InHealth Limited, the UK’s largest specialist provider of diagnostic solutions to the NHS and independent sector.

19 February 2019Read in full

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Brexit – the clock is counting down towards a new framework of law

By virtue of The European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, from 29 March 2019 the UK will enter a new legal world; a world in which English law will be a mix of the before and the after – those parts of European Law that are retained and a newly created body of law to fill many of the gaps that are left.

15 February 2019Read in full

Hewitsons' College of Dispute Resolution and Litigation Lawyers

Hewitsons launches innovative dispute resolution and litigation group ‘The College’

In a move that emphasises its credentials as a leading specialist litigation practice, law firm Hewitsons has established ‘The Hewitsons College of Dispute Resolution and Litigation Lawyers’.

14 February 2019Read in full

Hewitsons celebrates growth at annual reception

Hewitsons celebrates growth at annual reception

Law firm Hewitsons welcomed hundreds of clients and friends to its annual reception at the Fitzwilliam Museum to celebrate yet another year of impressive growth.

11 February 2019Read in full

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Self-employed? Thoughts following the Jess Varnish case against British Cycling and UK Sport

Elephants are hard to define, but (in a phrase often cited by lawyers) you know one when you see one. So it is with employment status, which is, ultimately, determined by an Employment Judge’s reading of the tea leaves. Edward Wheen of Hewitsons discusses the case.

31 January 2019Read in full

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Brexit - some EU decisions are easier than others

As we approach the expiry of the two year notice period for the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union, we are learning a lot about decision making under the UK constitution with the present ‘tug of war’ between the Executive and the Legislature; but what of EU decision making on Brexit? Dominic Hopkins of Hewitsons comments on the issues.

30 January 2019Read in full

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The Growth Corridor – vision and realities

The “Oxford-Cambridge Growth Corridor” is now becoming highly topical among the professional, political and business communities within its region. David Wells of Hewitsons discusses the issues.

25 January 2019Read in full

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Chariots of Fire 2019

22 Sep 2019Quuens' Green, Cambridge

Chariots of Fire is one of the region's longest running fundraising events and is organised by Hewitsons Charitable Trust, the charity established and supported by solicitor firm Hewitsons LLP.