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.

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

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BREXIT - free trade: A reality check

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

Hewitsons celebrates growth at Annual Reception

Hewitsons celebrates growth at Annual Reception

More than 350 clients and key contacts of law firm Hewitsons helped it celebrate another year of impressive growth at the practice’s annual reception, held at The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge.

5 February 2018Read in full

Do not delay – out of time 1975 Act claim by spouse is refused permission

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 [2018] EWHC 8 (Ch)). Tiffany Wiggett of Hewitsons discusses the case.

12 January 2018Read in full

Brexit and acquired rights: a fishy case

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

Impressive trainee retention rate for Hewitsons

Impressive trainee retention rate for Hewitsons

Hewitsons has retained more former trainees in 2017 than in any of the previous five years, demonstrating an ever-increasing commitment to its training ethos – ‘train to retain’.

21 November 2017Read in full

Hewitsons rated in 2018 Chambers & Partners Guide

Law firm Hewitsons is delighted to announce top rankings in the 2018 UK Chambers and Partners legal directory.

3 November 2017Read in full

Dominic Hopkins

BREXIT – an opportunity for Local Government?

What might Brexit mean for Local Government? Answers to the national Government on a postcard.

20 October 2017Read in full

Latest Legal 500 rankings showcase the talent at law firm Hewitsons

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

Trainees embark on legal careers with Hewitsons

Trainees embark on legal careers with Hewitsons

Hewitsons has welcomed a new group of trainees into its fold, as the law firm continues to invest in fresh legal talent.

12 October 2017Read in full

Hewitsons issues debt protocol warning to businesses

Hewitsons issues debt protocol warning to businesses

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

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