Hewitsons

Hewitsons

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.

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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, 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
Education
Employment
Owner Managed Businesses
Probate
Public Sector
Real Estate Development
Residential Property
Sport
Tax & Trusts
Technology
Wills and Powers of Attorney

A successful week for Hewitsons’ Contentious Trusts and Probate Team

Hewitsons’ Contentious Trusts and Probate Team had a good week, achieving settlement of two claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 at mediations taking place on 11 and 12 September.

19 September 2017Read in full

Hewitsons wins two lots with London Universities Purchasing Consortium

Hewitsons has won a place on a buying framework that gives universities and other organisations access to carefully-selected suppliers of products and services.

8 September 2017Read in full

Brexit: The UK Government’s paper on enforcement and dispute resolution

Published at the end of August, the UK Government’s paper on enforcement and dispute resolution, entitled: A future partnership paper, includes plenty of mood music, but is disappointingly short on detail, comments Dominic Hopkins of Hewitsons.

7 September 2017Read in full

Warning over Power of Attorney risks

Lasting Power of Attorneys (LPAs) and their risks were discussed during Radio 4’s Today programme and an article headed “Warning over power of attorney risks” appeared on the BBC website. Alexandra Howard of Hewitsons discusses the issues.

16 August 2017Read in full

Cambridge Innovation Summit

Global thought leaders come together for Cambridge Innovation Summit

Innovation thought leaders from USA, Russia and across Europe came together at the Cambridge Innovation Summit to share experiences, benchmark and shape the global innovation landscape for years to come.

31 July 2017Read in full

Departure from equal sharing principle on divorce – impact for inheritance claims?

The Court of Appeal recently ruled on the divison of matrimonial assets during a unique divorce settlement, highlighting that not all divorcing couples can split their assets on an equal basis. Lucinda Brown of Hewitsons discusses the issues.

25 July 2017Read in full

Rights of way case: one gate too many

In the recent case of Kingsgate Development Projects Ltd v Jordan and Another (2017) EWHC (TCC) 343, the court had to settle a number of issues in dispute between the parties, including how far, if at all, three gates constituted a substantial interference to the claimant’s right of way. Barbara Judkins of Hewitsons discusses the issues.

24 July 2017Read in full

Partner Daniel Curtis with Alexandra Howard

Experienced solicitor joins Hewitsons’ growing Private Wealth team

Law firm Hewitsons has appointed an experienced solicitor to its growing Private Wealth team. Alexandra Howard has joined the firm’s Cambridge office, in Newmarket Road, as a Senior Solicitor within the team.

11 July 2017Read in full

 Tim Middleton (left) and Russell Wignall

Hard work pays off for crop tester turned Hewitsons trainee legal executive

As a university student, Russell Wignall spent his summers working for a grain storage company to fund his time studying law.

7 July 2017Read in full

Natalie Minott (back row, 2nd left) and team

Expanding Hewitsons appoints new Partner and Head of Real Estate Litigation

Hewitsons has appointed a new Partner to lead its highly respected Real Estate Litigation team, reinforcing the law firm’s position as a key player in this specialist area of practice.

27 June 2017Read in full

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